Trends and Issues in Higher Ed

Innovators Among Us

Encouraging a culture of innovation in teaching and learning at the UW

photo of Ian Schnee teaching

Using evidence to improve teaching and learning

The Evidence-Based Teaching (EBT) program supports faculty to try new, research-based teaching strategies in classrooms across disciplines.

photo of Students work closely with their South King County Food Coalition community project partners during the workshop

Linking classroom to community with technology

A geography workshop paired its students with nonprofit organizations to help solve critical community issues, offering a model of how to bring service learning into the classroom.

photo of UW students at Tsinghua

The “global flip”: a new model for international learning

A new course add-on option adds short-term travel to international, online collaboration — helping more students to have rich global learning experiences, at home and abroad.

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Fast Facts

Teaching with Technology Fellows 2013/15—Technology fellows participated in a pilot project to redesign their face-to-face UW courses to online or hybrid formats, thanks to a gift to the University.