News Roundup: SnapChat and Helping Students Help Themselves

Get the latest higher education news and insights delivered to your email inbox every Thursday: Sign up for The ‘Q’ Newsletter.

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. A psychology professor uses SnapChat to help his students ace their exams. (NPR)

We’re proud that two institutions recognized in a new national report are ACUE Partners: Rutgers University – Newark and Florida International University. (The ‘Q’)

Report: Professors of law, business and engineering are the top-paid faculty in higher education. (Inside Higher Ed)

A veteran researcher shares six research-based tips to help students develop more effective learning strategies. (Scholarly Teacher)

Standardized testing could be coming to higher education. If that happens, a new paper argues, faculty and administrators must lead the development. (Education Dive)

Many students dislike writing. Change their attitudes by giving them choice and encouraging more collaboration, a professor advises. (Faculty Focus)

‘A’ for effort? ‘A’ is by far the most common grade at 4-year and 2-year institutions, according to a grade inflation database updated this week. (Insider Higher Ed)

Instructors should rely on more than just speech and the written word when it comes to communication, argues a new study from North Carolina State University. (Inside Higher Ed)

Sign up for the Newsletter

More Blog Posts

Generative AI in Higher Education and Responsible Implementation

Union College of New Jersey Supports Faculty with Pedagogical Development

5 Guidelines for Fostering Constructive Conversations in Your Course

Member Spotlight Test

Support Your Faculty: 5 Reasons to Support Faculty With Community

ACUE’s Dynamic Approach to Faculty Development