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  • McGraw-Hill Reports Strong Growth in Digital Sales and Expansion of Affordability and Outcomes

    McGraw-Hill Reports Strong Growth in Digital Sales and Expansion of Affordability and Outcomes

    For the first time, more than 50% of McGraw-Hill’s total company-wide billings over the past 12 months came from digital learning solutions.

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  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking Politics in College

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking Politics in College

    Having thoughtful, engaging, and interesting political discussions means being mindful of how we interact with one another and recognizing the power our words can carry.

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  • How to Manage Stress

    How to Manage Stress

    Stress is an inevitable part of college, but there are steps we can take to prevent it from running our lives.

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  • Exam Snacks: Food to Fuel Your Brain while Studying Hard

    Exam Snacks: Food to Fuel Your Brain while Studying Hard

    Eating well is the best fuel to get through study sessions and exams.

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  • Advice on Asking Instructors for Help

    Advice on Asking Instructors for Help

    Seeking help from instructors can be uncomfortable and intimidating. Fortunately, there are a few ways to make it easier so that you can be successful all semester.

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  • 10 Things To Do When You're Failing A Class

    10 Things To Do When You're Failing A Class

    Failing a class doesn't necessarily mean you're doomed the rest of the semester. There's still options and resources to pull that grade back up.

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  • 4 Time Management Tips for Instructors

    4 Time Management Tips for Instructors

    Better time management means instructors can focus on having better classes while enjoying more free time.

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  • How to Engage Shy Students in the Classroom

    How to Engage Shy Students in the Classroom

    Engaging everyone can only make the classroom experience more enjoyable and interesting for each student.

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  • 5 Effective Methods of Feedback for Student Success

    5 Effective Methods of Feedback for Student Success

    Feedback is crucial to ensuring students are learning and learning well. Different forms of feedback can ease student minds while lowering instructor stress.

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  • Handling Possible Cases of Academic Dishonesty

    Handling Possible Cases of Academic Dishonesty

    Encountering possible cases of plagiarism and academic dishonesty is always disappointing. Having a plan in place to approach these challenges makes it easier.

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  • Giving the “Right” Grade: Advice on A vs. B vs. C vs. D Work

    Giving the “Right” Grade: Advice on A vs. B vs. C vs. D Work

    Setting clear standards and criteria makes it easier for students to know what instructors are looking for as well as making assignments easier to grade.

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  • 7 Tips to Balance Teaching With Grading

    7 Tips to Balance Teaching With Grading

    Grading assignments can be stressful, but there are ways to prevent it from being overwhelming.

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  • Connecting Students & Educators at Educause 2019

    Connecting Students & Educators at Educause 2019

    At Educause 2019, our student panel discussed their college expectations, real-life experiences, concerns and stresses, and most importantly their goals for the future.

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  • Teachers Are the Key to Equity

    Teachers Are the Key to Equity

    Technology is advancing to create learning systems that can better reach students. However, instructors must be the early adapters to change and create impact within the classroom.

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  • The Role of Learning Science in Equity

    The Role of Learning Science in Equity

    Everyone learns differently. By using science to understand ways to overcome challenges we can begin to close the gap on equity in education.

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  • NACS Report Shows 14% Decrease in Spending on College Course Materials

    NACS Report Shows 14% Decrease in Spending on College Course Materials

    The cost of course materials remains an important topic in higher education. Fortunately, costs have lowered for students.

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  • It’s Crazy to Think I’m Getting an "A" in Calculus

    It’s Crazy to Think I’m Getting an "A" in Calculus

    Adrian wasn't always sure that college was the right path for him. But with hard work and support, he found that he was a better student than he imagined.

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  • The Bloom Effect & Equity

    The Bloom Effect & Equity

    In 1984 Benjamin Bloom found one-on-one tutors were key to successful students at every level. This tailored learning was initially believed impractical, but now in 2019, it's time has arrived.

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  • Knowing the Difference Between Equity vs. Equality

    Knowing the Difference Between Equity vs. Equality

    Though equity and equality are often used interchangeably, the difference in meaning is important to understand.

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  • 3 Steps to Teaching Students Independence

    3 Steps to Teaching Students Independence

    As students journey through college, instructors have the unique ability to help them grow into adulthood.

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