The landscape of higher education has changed and evolved incredibly over the past 2 years. In 2022, we at McGraw Hill heard from instructors that online learning, DEI & Accessibility, and student engagement consistently stood at the top of their lists when it comes to what's important, so we produced content to speak to these topics in the hopes that our tips and thoughts would benefit our readers. 

Here are our top 5 articles from 2022!

1. Why Students Get Bored in Class and What to Do About It

Our most-read article from 2022 was written by Ric Sweeny, an Associate Professor in the Marketing Department at the University of Cincinnati's Carl H. Lindner College of Business. He talks about the "major causes of boredom in the classroom" and provides solutions to combat the issue. 

2. Education for All: Barriers and Breakthroughs

Our number 2 article written by Christopher G. Bona, an adjunct faculty member at Purdue University’s Brian Lamb School of Communication, highlights our latest white paper titled Education for All: What It Takes to Get There. The article showcases key points addressing the current state of higher education and what can be done now to help bring meaningful change to institutions. Interested? You can download our white paper here!

3. 4 Tips to Incorporate DEI in Your Classroom

The number 3 spot goes to an article on DEI written by Dr. T. Kinard Douthit, an Assistant Professor of Music and Assistant Director of Bands at Winston-Salem State University. Dr. Douthit speaks about his personal tips on how he has incorporated DEI practices in his classroom and provides a framework of practical tips for instructors to do so as well. 

4. It’s Time to Rethink How We Teach Today’s College Students 

Our 4th top article written by Angelo Kinicki, an emeritus professor of management at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, covers a hot topic of 2022 addressing how instructors can optimize their teaching to increase students' career readiness as well as thoughts for teaching Gen Z, like incorporating digital platform learning in the classroom. 

5. 5 Best Practices to Make The Classroom Accessible to All

The 5th article was written by Amy G. Hurst,  a Professor of Biological Sciences at Rose State College. The article talks about how important accessibility is in higher education today and provides best practices for instructors on how to incorporate accessibility in the classroom. This is a topic that we will continue to dive into in 2023 with the hope to give more insights on how to provide an education for all learners. 


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