Will Higher Ed Keep AI in Check?

Machine learning and artificial intelligence carry inherent risks to colleges and universities and their students — but only if the people making the decisions fail to exert control over the tools’ influence, Fred Singer argues.

Function Follows Form: How Two Colleges Redesigned the Classroom for Active Learning

Although a wealth of research suggests that active learning increases student engagement and improves academic outcomes, many college campuses struggle to get faculty to shift away from traditional, sage-on-a-stage style teaching practices. But some institutions are gaining traction using a novel approach: leveraging the expertise of facilities and information technology staff to support the redesign of classroom learning experiences. . .