Course Hero CEO Andrew Grauer shares how the company is reaching out to educators and students as they face unprecedented challenges brought on by COVID-19.

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By Andrew Grauer · March 20, 2020

As we all are changing the way we live, work and teach, we believe in and are committed to staying connected in our communities. Educators who have never done so before are starting to teach online in a matter of days, with little to no preparation. Students are disconnected from classes, housing, employment, and-in many cases-even their next meal.

Students and educators are acting with generosity, kindness, and resilience. Instructors are offering advice and resources to colleagues on their campuses and off, within their disciplines and beyond. It’s an uncertain time. …


Dr. Phil Stephens created dozens of lab simulations and videos for distance learners. Here is how to use them online and in person.

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By Catherine LaMoreaux · March 10, 2020

Phil Stephens, PhD


Biology professor Kayla Rihani has adapted a tool from the mid-20th century to get students to share their thoughts and questions more freely.

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By Peter Dorfman · March 9, 2020

Kayla Rihani, MS


To bring the mysteries of cytogenetics to life, Dr. Leocadia Paliulis has her students capture their own specimens-especially spiders.

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By Tony Farrell · March 5, 2020

Leocadia “Le” Paliulis, PhD


To snag nonmajors’ attention in a stadium-sized class, Tom Gustad, MS, breaks up lectures with high-energy (and personal) stories.

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By Catherine LaMoreaux · March 3, 2020

Tom Gustad, MS


When Dr. Martin St. Maurice replaced written tests with oral exams, he gained new insight into his biology students-and built stronger bonds.

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By Tony Farrell · March 2, 2020

Martin St. Maurice, PhD


After students turned against him in a post-exam review, biology instructor Dr. Michael Moore experimented with these new approaches to improve results.

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By Tony Farrell · February 29, 2020

Michael Moore, PhD


When students felt disconnected from the conventional myths of the Greeks and Romans, Jackie Williams, MFA, created a new, entirely modern approach.

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By Kara Baskin · February 29, 2020

Jackie Williams, MFA


Thomas Davis, PhD, has found a creative way to improve student participation and reinforce the learning of complicated topics: drawing.

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By Kara Baskin · February 28, 2020

Thomas Davis, PhD


Instructor Thomas Vogel, MS, uses an invincible cartoon bird to inspire biology students to outwit the challenges of education.

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Edited by Course Hero Editors · February 27, 2020

Thomas Vogel, MS

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