Monthly Archives: August 2014

How to Engage First-Year College Students: Connecting with Gen Z

As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, you may be wondering about the best ways to engage first-year college students. Most first-years are going through a major period of transition. They’re taking on a more adult role in college, where they’ll…

Higher Ed Hero’s Tips for the BYOD Campus

Personal devices are a reality on campus today. No doubt you’ve seen students on smartphones, tablets and laptops in the classroom, the library, the dorm, the quad, the student union building and any other location that students congregate to learn…

Higher Ed Hero’s Tips On Developing College Rubrics

As you prepare for the kickoff of the 2014-2015 academic year, it is important to have the best tools available to you for teaching and grading. One such tool, rubrics, can help you save time grading student work while improving…