Academic Journals

 

A Canvas of Desire: The Racialized and Sexualized Professor in the Classroom

In the spring of 2003, I taught a course on lesbian and gay social formation in the United States from World War II to the present. As a recently hired assistant professor, since the course was newly developed in specific response to student interest I had high hopes...

Accessible by Design: Applying UDL Principles in a First Year Undergraduate Course

Abstract: This article presents a case study of a technology-enhanced face-to-face health sciences course in which the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) were applied. Students were offered a variety of means of representation, engagement, and...

Making Biology Learning Relevant to Students: Integrating People, History, and Context into College Biology Teaching

Biology is front page news, so it is important that we teach students to make connections between what they learn in the classroom and what they see in everyday life. As biology researchers, we recognize the negative implications of doing science in a vacuum as we are...

Dancing Backwards in High Heels: Female Professors Experience More Work Demands and Special Favor Requests, Particularly from Academically Entitled Students

Abstract: Although the number of U.S. female professors has risen steadily in recent years, female professors are still subject to different student expectations and treatment. Students continue to perceive and expect female professors to be more nurturing than male...

Designing for assets of diverse students enrolled in a freshman-level computer science for all course

Abstract: Proficiency in computer science skills is crucial for today’s students to succeed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and the modern workforce. Despite this fact, few universities count computer science (CS) classes toward the...

Are teachers’ expectations different for racial minority than for European American students? A meta-analysis.

Abstract: Four quantitative meta-analyses examined whether teachers' expectations, referrals, positive and neutral speech, and negative speech differed toward ethnic minority students (i.e., African American, Asian American, and Latino/a) as compared with European...

Reliance on individuating information and stereotypes in implicit and explicit person perception

Abstract: This research investigated whether stereotypes or individuating information take primacy in implicit and explicit person perception. Study 1 investigated whether variation in the diagnosticity of individuating information moderated stereotype bias in...

Gathering Mid-semester Feedback: Three Variations to Improve Instruction

Abstract: A valuable supplement to student evaluations of teaching (SETs) is the mid-semester feedback (MSF) technique, an intervention that can facilitate meaningful improvement of the teaching and learning experience. Scheduling time for an MSF enables a systematic,...

A Teaching Intervention that Increases Underserved College Students’ Success

Abstract: Our study identifies transparent teaching about problem-centered learning as an easily replicable teaching intervention that produces learning benefits already linked with students’ success. Providing greater transparency about academic work on two...

The Three A’s of Inclusion: Awareness, Authenticity, and Accountability

A diverse and inclusive culture creates the conditions for people to be their best selves. It unlocks potential and possibilities. And it differentiates an organization. The process of cultivating inclusion can help create a competitive advantage for your...