Degrees: Past Issues

Read about new technologies and teaching strategies that are changing the way we teach and learn.


Issue 10 | December 2016

This Global Education issue celebrates students and teachers who cross borders to learn from each other, and the institutions that make it possible. Visit Boston University, where education is truly global, and meet Noora Lori, a leading expert on migration and human trafficking.

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Issue 9 | November 2016

This Post-Election issue celebrates the US political system, tests your political knowledge, and shows how to keep students politically involved. Visit the glorious University of New Mexico, and meet UNM political science professor Gabriel Sanchez, leading expert in Latino voting behavior.

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Issue 8 | October 2016

This special “Transition to Digital” issue celebrates inspiring instructors, students, and educational leaders who’ve embraced digital technologies. Visit digital classrooms, explore Genghis Khan’s world, and more!

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Issue 7 | September 2016

In this special STEM issue, we visit Yale, chat with astrophysicist Dr. Marla Gaha, introduce seven great women in STEM (and one rising star), and connect you to amazing ideas and peers in your discipline.

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Issue 6 | August 2016

In this issue, we chat with ed-tech pioneer “Professor Josh,” visit Orlando’s remarkable Valencia College, get tips for better STEM teaching, and learn course design from Big Bird (and Pearson’s own experts).

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Issue 5 | July 2016

In this issue, we chat with Associate Professor Catherine Medrano, visit College of the Sequoias in sunny California, see who’s learning online, and reveal five tactics for effective group collaboration.

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Issue 4 | June 2016

In this issue, we chat with Dr. Kevin Gannon, visit Grand View University, explore the “what, why, & how” of active learning, and share our five favorite student blog posts so far from 2016.

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Degrees Magazine | Issue 3 | May 2016

Issue 3 | May 2016

In this issue, we chat with Associate Professor Dorian Brown, visit St. Louis Community College, learn how to create engaging videos for students, and share five teaching tips for new educators.

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Degrees Magazine | Issue 2 | April 2016

Issue 2 | April 2016

In this issue, we chat with Dr. Sean Nufer, visit The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, take a closer look at AI in education, and tell you the six things you should know about competency-based education.

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Degrees Magazine | Issue 1 | March 2016

Issue 1 | March 2016

In this issue, we chat with Assistant Professor Marilee Murray, visit Columbia State Community College, get a glimpse inside a flipped classroom, and reveal the five digital tools every millennial educator needs.

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