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News Archive

TED Talk: Teaching for Mastery Not Grades

September 21, 2016

Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report

June 27, 2016

Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report

2015-2016 Faculty Award Winners

April 22, 2016

Each year we honor a few of GW's teaching stars: faculty and graduate students who have acted on their belief that all GW students can excel.

Doubling Down on Student Presentations

December 18, 2015

Beyond Compliance: Making Assessment Matter

November 12, 2015

A Better Way to Evaluate Undergraduate Teaching by Carl Wieman

July 22, 2015

Attainment, Completion, and the Trouble in Measuring Them Both

May 07, 2015

The Plague of tl;dr

February 10, 2015

A “Best of” List that Celebrates the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

January 12, 2015

Getting Under the Hood: How and for Whom Does Increasing Course Structure Work?

January 05, 2015

Getting Under the Hood: How and for Whom Does Increasing Course Structure Work?

More professors flip the classroom looking to better engage students

December 17, 2014

Cheating Lessons. Tips to Improve Learning and Reduce Cheating

October 22, 2014

Learning technologies: Free online, introductory course coming January 2015

October 06, 2014

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

September 19, 2014

The Myth of Learning Styles

September 10, 2014

MOOC on "Learning to Teaching Online" available to join now

August 19, 2014

Confuse Students to Help Them Learn

August 14, 2014

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Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead

August 07, 2014

From the Archives: Creating Syllabi

July 21, 2014

Grants for High Impact Teaching and Learning Practices

June 30, 2014


At 2 Conferences, Big Claims are Staked on Higher Education's Future

May 19, 2014

University Honors Faculty

April 02, 2014

The George Washington University celebrated faculty achievement in teaching, research and service Monday night at the fourth annual faculty honors ceremony.

2013-2014 Faculty Award Winners

March 05, 2014

Each year we honor a few of GW's teaching stars: faculty and graduate students who have acted on their belief that all GW students can excel.

Faculty Study Cutting-Edge Techniques on Teaching Day

October 07, 2013

Teaching Day 2013 GW Today Article

Obama's ratings system may be difficult to pull off (essay)

August 23, 2013

On his education bus tour, President Obama is urging, among other suggestions, a new rating system to ensure that more families are able to afford higher education.

Provost Steven Lerman addresses the university's approach to MOOCs at a forum in the Jack Morton Auditorium on April 12.

MOOCs: The Future of Higher Education?

April 17, 2013

The George Washington University will work toward creating a handful of massive open online courses, “that really showcase the things that make our university special,” says Provost Steven Lerman.

2012–2013 Faculty Awards Winners

March 12, 2013

Each year we honor a few of GW's teaching stars: faculty and graduate students who have acted on their belief that all GW students can excel.

Academic Service-Learning Request for Proposals

February 19, 2013

The GW Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service is making funds available to support community-engaged teaching and research at GW. Full RFP attached. Funds are available for:

Innovations in Diversity and Inclusion Grants Program

November 16, 2012

GW announces new grants to faculty, staff and students for innovation in diversity and inclusion.

TLC Announces the First Two Hybrid Initiative Programs

October 11, 2012

The Teaching and Learning Collaborative has awarded the first two grants under an ITF-supported Hybrid Initiative Program for an Executive Masters of Health Services Administration (MHSA) and a Graduate Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LBGT) Health.

Online courses increase prestige

September 10, 2012

The University has been toying with the idea of offering free online education in the form of massive open online courses for months.

University looks to roll out free online courses

July 21, 2012

GW is preparing to offer a set of massive open online courses that have been creating a buzz among higher education experts, a top administrator said.

University to Push Hybrid Model for Graduate Programs

June 12, 2012

Hybrid programs have piqued administrators’ interest in the last two years, drawing investment from the Board of Trustees and the Innovation Task Force, but this push is the widest and most concrete so far.

An Experimentalist Turned Educator

May 14, 2012

GW Professor Gerald Feldman works to improve physics education here and across the country.

Meet the 2011-2012 Teaching Award Winners

May 08, 2012

Meet the winners of the 2011-2012 teaching awards at GW, with a brief description of what the selection committees, nominators and/or students noted as particularly captivating about their teaching.

GW Steps Up Teacher Training

April 30, 2012

Starting this fall, the University will offer its 500 graduate teaching assistants, many of whom will seek careers as professors, a chance to pick up some classroom tips through a new faculty program.

Business Leaders Seek Professorships

April 30, 2012

The GW School of Business is fielding a high number of requests from top business leaders for teaching slots — interest an administrator said has reached a peak this year.

2011-2012 Faculty Awards

April 02, 2012

On March 26, President Steven Knapp and Provost Steven Lerman honored dozens of faculty for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service at George Washington University.

Colleges Looking Beyond the Lecture

February 15, 2012

Science, math and engineering departments at many universities are abandoning or retooling the lecture as a style of teaching, worried that it's driving students away.