Transforming Teaching & Learning

Transforming Teaching & Learning Archive

Online Course Provider Shops
More Affordable College Credits

TEL Education partners with institutions to offer high school students a low-cost way to start their college careers. Critics worry about quality and transferability.

2U Completes Purchase of edX

The online learning platform absorbs the nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT to expand its reach. Philosophical concerns linger, but edX partners will benefit from new investment.

A New Push to Create a 3-Year Degree Option

Higher education thought leaders and colleges are working together to create a three-year bachelor’s degree program that will offer all the value of a four-year degree—for less cost.

Making Lectures More Interactive

Faculty members can make them even more effective, Marion Menzin and Zachary Nowak advise, by increasing the involvement of the other professional teachers in the classroom: the teaching assistants.

The Non-Economic Value of Open Educational Resources

Explaining the pedagogical, learning and communal benefits of OER.


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