A digital magazine for 21st century higher ed professionals
Issue 4 | June 2016
Grand View University
This private, liberal arts university in Des Moines, Iowa, is modeled after the Danish “Folk School” and strives to strengthen community through learning. Find out what makes GVU stand out!
An Hour With
“The Tattooed Professor,” Dr. Kevin Gannon
Tattoos, jokes in the classroom, and a book about dinosaurs—find out why Kevin Gannon, professor of history at Grand View University, loves working in higher ed!
Active learning: What, why, & how?
What is active learning, why should educators care, and how can people take the plunge to transform their classrooms into more actively engaged spaces?
Which historical period should you live in?
Our 5 favorite student blog posts
Pearson Support Corner
On-demand tutoring, the Smarthinking way
Wish you had 24/7 access to tutors when you were in college? Today’s students have that luxury and more. Check out what a live, on-demand tutoring session actually looks like, via Smarthinking.
The nature of memory
Can you spare a few minutes to learn something new? This issue’s interactive lesson on psychology takes you inside the human memory to understand what makes us learn, remember, and forget.