Champlain College’s Unusual Core

Champlain College has a unique approach to earning a college degree. Instead of the typical fashion of enforcing general education requirements only for the first year or two of a student's study before getting into degree-specific classes, this college integrates liberal arts classes within its pre-professional curriculum throughout all four years. According to Colleen Flaherty's "Plato in Marketing … Continue reading Champlain College’s Unusual Core

Tuesday Tip: Delete or replace archived questions

If you've been using Hawkes for a while, you may have noticed that we archive problem types that are not presenting themselves as flawlessly as others. Instead, we create newer and better versions. However, we would never want to remove anything you have assigned without your permission. By replacing the archived questions, your WebTests and curricula will … Continue reading Tuesday Tip: Delete or replace archived questions

76 Question Types to Spice Up Your Liberal Arts Math Class

The Viewing Life Mathematically courseware continues to grow! Check out some of the question types now available to you and your students. Lesson 1.1: Thinking Mathematically Help make sure students understand counterexamples with this example: Find a counterexample to the statement. The quotient of an integer and a decimal number is never an integer. There … Continue reading 76 Question Types to Spice Up Your Liberal Arts Math Class

3 Tips on Holding Students Accountable in a Flipped Classroom

If you've ever taught in a flipped classroom, chances are you've been asked how you persuaded your students to do the pre-class work. As Dr. Barbi Honeycutt explains in her post, all instructors have had to find ways to motivate students to do homework, no matter the course structure. Since it's so especially important for … Continue reading 3 Tips on Holding Students Accountable in a Flipped Classroom

“Mega-Classes” at Business Schools – Mega-Good or Bad?

Many U.S. undergraduate business schools are taking on "mega-classes," which combine several business classes that are usually taught separately—such as marketing, accounting, and finance—into one integrated course lasting the whole semester. This new structure gives students a more realistic experience of their future careers because students are asked to use different disciplines and participate in … Continue reading “Mega-Classes” at Business Schools – Mega-Good or Bad?