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The latest news and opinions in higher education.
Miami Dade College President Eduardo Padrón advocates for raising student success through innovative teaching and learning at community colleges across the United States. (Community College Week)
On ACUE’s Community Forums, faculty members swapped ideas on grading rubrics and started a brand new discussion topic: Active Learning Techniques and Research (The ‘Q’)
Old fashioned objects like typewriters can serve as a springboard for active learning experiences in the classroom, an MIT lecturer writes. (Inside Higher Ed)
For Twitter’s 10th birthday, here’s a list of the top academics to follow. It includes a chemist, an activist, a professor-blogger, and a parody account. (Chronicle of Higher Education)
After pairing freshmen with more experienced instructors, a college near Chicago is finding early success at retaining students. (Inside Higher Ed)