Teaching: Could a few emails from you boost student success?

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Chronicle of Higher Education

Professors play a key role in students’ paths through college. But connecting with students and providing them with useful feedback is a big challenge for professors teaching very large classes. A new paper offers some encouraging evidence that low-touch forms of outreach from an instructor can make a difference in how students, especially those from marginalized groups, view the course — and help improve their academic performance. 

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