Topic: Teaching

How to Teach Tolerance

Feb. 10, 2015
How to Teach Tolerance

To avoid another Ferguson, we need to start teaching tolerance -- in kindergarten. Read this op-ed from three UT researchers in education.

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Online Education Must Get Better

Aug. 27, 2014
Online Education Must Get Better

As students start heading back to campus, there has been a lot of hype about a coming change in higher education, such as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and the problems of rising tuition.

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What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

June 4, 2014
What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

Go inside the classroom with two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and history professor Jacqueline Jones to see a master storyteller at work.

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Tweeting History, One Haiku at a Time

March 25, 2014
Tweeting History, One Haiku at a Time

Can Twitter capture the complex narratives of American history? Follow along as noted UT historian H.W. Brands tweets the American saga 17 syllables at a time.

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African-American Students May Improve Grades if Teachers Convey High Standards, Study Shows

Sept. 5, 2013

African-American students who need to improve their academic performance may do better in school and feel less stereotyped as underachievers if teachers convey high standards and their belief that students can meet them, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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