News Roundup: Teaching Transformations and Education Investments

Teaching Transformations-Education Investments
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In this week’s news, Rutgers-Newark faculty describe how ACUE’s Course has helped them transform their teaching, and WVU’s president underscores the importance of investing in higher education.

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Rutgers University-Newark’s New Approach to Teaching With ACUE 
Rutgers University-Newark’s Bonnie Veysey and Alexander Sannella describe how ACUE’s Course and the student-success-focused P3 Collaboratory have transformed their teaching. (The Newark Times)

WVU President Talks Education, Prosperity
Investing in higher education is a means for improving communities and keeping talent local, West Virginia University President Gordon Gee writes. (The Journal)

I Have Met The Enemy, and He Is Me
John Warner reflects on his personal challenges with teaching a stereotypical “worst student.” (Just Visiting)

‘Bad at Math’ No More
A new approach to teaching math changed a student’s mindset and gave her a newfound appreciation for the subject. (The Hechinger Report)

Revising How We Teach Revision Skills
David Gooblar suggests that using samples from students’ own writing to teach improves students’ learning and creative thinking. (Pedagogy Unbound)

Teaching in the Age of Social Media
Social media can stimulate important and challenging conversations among instructors and students. (University Affairs)

The Cost That Holds Back Ed-Tech Innovation
Teaching innovations that generate real-time data about student achievement are vital to improving higher learning institutions, according to John Lynch. (The Chronicle of Higher Education – Paywall)

The Airing of Grievances
Giving students a forum to air grievances can help both students and instructors build trust and create effective learning experiences. (Just Visiting)

One Approach to Innovation: ‘You Have to Go Slow to Go Fast’
Faculty collaborate to develop new ways to promote student success at Southern New Hampshire’s innovation lab. (EdSurge)

The Challenge of Presidential Leadership
Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim calls for colleges to work together to improve higher education access and inclusion for all and to put students first. (AASCU)

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