college professors

Education
BE ENGAGING: If you have 10 or so students on Facebook in a class of 200, that's not terribly unusual. But if 100 students
College
I had rarely come across a professor who not only commended my work, but also told me that it meant something, and was worth pursuing. I'd had professors tell me that I was a good writer, but he did more.
College
They're not widely used by professors or widely demanded by students.
Politics
Looking at the big picture, in the twenty-first century education may be as vital to national defense as military defense. If that is the case, then free college education should not be a question but an answer. The only real question is: do we have the courage and will to implement it? If we do, it's possible now.
College
There she is, sitting in her office surrounded by books and maybe a wilting plant. The Lonely Professor. Piles of papers on her desk and no one comes to see her. She has her lonely apple for lunch. She thinks about the students she sees in her classes and wonders what they are doing now.
Education
I had dreamed of being a writer since I was in second grade, but it wasn't until I took my first class with Kristin Lauer at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus that I fell in love with writing itself.
College
Teaching isn't combat or coaching, especially teaching creative writing. We're not in the classroom to humiliate and harden our students as if they're going into the cutthroat world of business or getting ready for the next football game against a team with no losses. Our role should be to help them grow as writers by identifying what they do best and where they need to do more work.
College
Leadership is about both ideas and implementation. Thinking and doing depend on distinct skill sets. Integrating them is the challenge.
Education
Today is International Women's Day and I have to pay tribute to the amazing woman who changed my life, setting me on the road to success as a writer.
College
Several professors at the University of Alabama recently experienced a range of emotions while reading student reviews about
College
Here's to ivy-covered buildings, critical thinking, independence, making friends for life, asking hard questions, becoming global citizens, and discovering who you really are.
College
Among the most important people who will influence your college life and, even life after, will be your professors. And they will help you increase your grades if you know how to engage them.
College
Your son may be sitting in a classroom with one of those professors, and he's got to navigate the class, the assignments, the professor on his own. I am one of those professors.
College
No, this is not a Kanye West quote it’s a research study. During NPR’s Morning Edition they discussed a study that analyzed
Education
In a recent NYT piece, Nicholas Kristof argued that the main determinant blocking academics from being read by mainstream readers results from the arcane ways in which they write. That is not the problem. The problem lies not with academics' prose, but rather with access to mainstream publications.
Education
Rather than debate over whether Kristof wants to engage in a blame-game against professors or if he simply misses the material conditions of social change to which all of us -- professors included -- are subject, I'd like to take on some of his premises that did strike me as blatantly wrong-headed.
College
During my years on the job, I was surprised by the number of colleagues who, having risen through the academic ranks, seemed to have little understanding of the position they held. I soon came to understand why.
College
"Slower," I say with resignation. He ignores my question. "Are you Dr. Jones? I ask for her name, which she gives grudgingly
Comedy
Our young people are in college to become smarter, wiser, to become tomorrow's leaders. So study, save, and remember this list of tips. Or just give it to your teaching assistant, who is probably doing all the work, anyway.