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Category: Student Success

Baby steps toward better endings: Ringing out the semester with grace

Posted in Student Success

When I write about classroom atmosphere, it’s usually about ways to open the semester strong: setting high standards and an expectation that the class will be challenging, getting feedback out to students as soon as practical.

Student effort: Taboo, a third rail, or something we need to be talking about?

Posted in Course Redesign, First-year Learning Initiative, Higher Education, Student Success, Technology, and Trends and Change

I work in public higher education, where cost-quality tradeoffs have become a more-or-less permanent feature of the landscape.