Strategy

I’m a college professor who’s teaching virtually during the pandemic. Here are 7 things my most successful students do on Zoom.

Dr. Kasey Lynn Thompson is an author and assistant professor of ethics, business, and strategy at Ferris State University. While teaching virtually during COVID-19, Thompson says she’s noticed key differences between successful and struggling students. She explains how preparing ahead, being alert and engaged, and connecting with classmates can help […]
I’m a college professor who’s teaching virtually during the pandemic. Here are 7 things my most successful students do on Zoom.
Lifestyle

College students are saying ‘I love you’ during Zoom lectures to show appreciation for their professor who has been teaching to a blank screen

David Branscome, a professor at Florida State University, has been teaching a 180-person ancient mythology class via Zoom this semester. One student said “I love you” before signing off one day, and Branscome replied: “I love you, too.” Now, a handful of Branscome’s students end each virtual class by saying […]
College students are saying ‘I love you’ during Zoom lectures to show appreciation for their professor who has been teaching to a blank screen
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A Ball State University professor called police on a black student who refused to switch seats. Now the professor won’t be teaching for the rest of the semester.

A professor at Ball State University called police on a black student Sultan Benson in January for refusing to change seats in class. When police arrived, students came to Benson’s defence. Benson agreed to leave the classroom. On Wednesday, the university announced that the professor, Shaheen Borna, is not returning […]
A Ball State University professor called police on a black student who refused to switch seats. Now the professor won’t be teaching for the rest of the semester.
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9 celebrities who have served as college professors

A lot of celebrities have served as college professors or are currently teaching courses at esteemed universities. Actor Matthew McConaughey teaches full-time at his alma mater, the University of Texas, and he taught a class there back in 2016. Supermodel Tyra Banks taught a class about media and branding at […]
9 celebrities who have served as college professors
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Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on 7 trends that show world progress

This year, Harvard professor Steven Pinker topped Bill Gates’s top book list with Enlightenment Now, a book that challenges people’s questions about world progress. According to Pinker, the world is actually getting better. In his book, Pinker uses history and statistics to outline world trends which position progress within a […]
Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on 7 trends that show world progress
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A professor with 30 years of experience says there’s no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds — and says you shouldn’t do sit-ups first thing in the morning

Dr. Stuart McGill, a former spine researcher at the University of Waterloo, says there is ‘no utility’ in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds. He told The Telegraph that instead people should focus on holding the position for shorter intervals and for more reps. He says for a […]
A professor with 30 years of experience says there’s no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds  —  and says you shouldn’t do sit-ups first thing in the morning