In the fast-growing and job-rich disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, improving instruction at the college level is critical to keeping students engaged in these fields.
Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are graduate students employed by a university or college to undertake certain teaching responsibilities. These responsibilities may include grading assignments, leading discussion or recitation ...
Supporting instructors of massive open online courses—MOOCs—may be just as important to the creation of long-term, successful courses as attracting and supporting students, according to a group of researchers.
Some 40 years ago, Washington State University anthropologist Barry Hewlett noticed that when the Aka pygmies stopped to rest between hunts, parents would give their infants small axes, digging sticks and knives.
The Victorian government's plan to introduce a (as yet unspecified) minimum ATAR for students looking to study a teaching course is not a silver bullet to improving teaching standards in schools.
A new study from the University of Exeter has found that teaching is not essential for people to learn to make effective tools. The results counter established views about how human tools and technologies come to improve ...
Mats Selen, professor of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named Outstanding Doctoral and Research Universities Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education ...
Ask adults about maths and they'll often say: "I was never very good at maths at school". How can we stop young children growing up today saying the same thing?
A group of children proved that they had better manners than a robot as they tried to program it to move, stop, and react to touch as part of a research project at the University of Sussex.
A new teaching model using small groups significantly improves how well English-language learners increase vocabulary and reading comprehension, according to a pioneering new study by researchers at the University of Georgia.