Videos Can Be More Effective Than In-Person Learning

Recent updates This article was updated in September 2023  In February 2021 a study was Read More →

Students Know What They’re Looking for Online. Are Colleges Delivering What They Want?

Most of us know what to expect in a face-to-face classroom: Students sitting in rows, Read More →

After Affirmative Action, My Black Daughter Wonders, ‘Do I Belong at a Top College?’

My daughter recently called me in a panic. She said, “I’m not getting into Brown!” Read More →

How Students Use Unofficial Online Backchannels for Classes

As college classes start up this fall, instructors are handing out syllabi and pointing students Read More →

As Enrollment Lags, Colleges Send Acceptances to Students Who Haven’t Applied

High school seniors across the country endure months of suspense as they await the arrival Read More →

What Student Loan Debt Means for the American Dream

On February 20, 1961, the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, provided Read More →

Higher Ed Should Pay Attention to the Corporate World’s Growing Use of Skills Data

Employers these days are moving to skills-based hiring — looking for signs that candidates have Read More →

Epilepsy Foundation Partners with Vector Solutions to Offer Seizure First Aid Trainings to Educators

BOWIE, MD. — The Epilepsy Foundation announced a five-year collaboration with Vector Solutions, the leading Read More →

Why Legacy Admissions May Be on the Way Out

Since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling this summer striking down the consideration of Read More →

How Podcasting Is Changing Teaching and Research

Ian Cook, a longtime professor and social anthropologist, still remembers the first podcast he ever Read More →

Embracing the Transformative Influence of Generative AI

As educators, we know the potential that artificial intelligence (AI) has for our profession. Generative Read More →

Students Turn to TikTok for Study Buddies

When VaNessa Thompson wants to truly focus on doing homework for her doctoral classes at Read More →

Poolside Reads: Top Higher Ed Stories in 2023 — So Far

For professors and students, summer break has arrived! (Not so much, though, for parents figuring Read More →

“Gen P” students remain unsure about college

Key points: The pandemic has impacted college-going students’ views on higher education Cost and mental Read More →

Georgia Tech Is Trying to Keep a ChatGPT-Powered Teaching Assistant From ‘Hallucinating’

A college probably wouldn’t hire a teaching assistant who tends to lie to students about Read More →

Why Colleges Should Pay Attention to Strikes by Their Most Precarious Teachers

There’s a news story in higher ed that’s not getting enough attention. The nation’s adjuncts Read More →

The Future Belongs to Online Learners — But Only If Programs Can Help Them Succeed

Jeff Maggioncalda, the CEO of Coursera, can’t hide his excitement about AI. He has ChatGPT Read More →

Online-Only Students Report Little Interaction With Instructors and Peers

Campuses are back open as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, but plenty of students continue to Read More →

In School, Girls Rule. Where Does That Leave Boys?

College began as a nearly all-male world, and that long trickled down through the education Read More →

What Higher Ed Gets Wrong About AI Chatbots — From the Student Perspective

As a doctoral student at the University of California at Los Angeles, I was among Read More →