Topic: Teaching

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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Six UT Austin Faculty Members Named to UT System's Academy of Distinguished Teachers

April 25, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Six University of Texas at Austin professors have been named members of The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Along with six educators from other UT System institutions, they are members of the academy's first class.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute to Fund National Expansion of UTeach

March 19, 2013

The National Math and Science Initiative announced that a $22.5 million, five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), one of America's premier medical research organizations, will support the expansion of The University of Texas at Austin's highly successful UTeach program to 10 research universities.

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McCombs School of Business Launches Free 'Ethics Unwrapped' Series of Teaching Videos

Nov. 14, 2012

"Ethics Unwrapped," a series of free ethics teaching videos, is being launched today by the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. The series is a project of the relatively new Business, Government and Society department at McCombs, formed as part of a renewed commitment to teaching business ethics at the university.

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