Tag: faculty

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Better Classroom Experiences, Better Grades

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new report found that faculty members can improve students’ experiences in the classroom by adopting practices that make students feel a sense of safety and belonging, which can in turn affect their academic outcomes. The report was released Wednesday […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to improve faculty and staff onboarding in higher ed

February 23, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Faculty members skeptical of digital course materials, unfamiliar with OER

February 22, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Quality, cost, reputation — in that order. Those are the top three factors that influence how faculty members pick which textbooks and course materials they assign, according to the results of a survey of faculty at two- and four-year institutions. […]

Continuous Development, Higher Education

6 revelations on faculty roles within competency-based programs

December 16, 2015

Via: eCampus News

When it comes to competency-based programs in today’s myriad array of higher-ed institutions, faculty spend most of their time on curriculum design, and have the most concerns about advising and mentoring. These are just two takeaways from a recent report […]