Learning to program requires mastering the nitty-gritty of code syntax. Generative AI turns out to be good at that. Adding AI to intro programming courses frees students to focus on problem-solving.
Students are invited to imagine how the social, political and legal landscape for cannabis will look in the future.
Apologies can easily go awry if they’re not made in a certain way.
Students learned not just a practical outdoor skill, but how to explain what they were learning to curious observers.
A journalism professor discovers that some of the best lessons for future journalists can be taught on a pool table.
Student journalists are using spreadsheets and databases to examine one of the darkest chapters in American history.
This course beckons students to examine how alcoholic beverages are portrayed in books by American authors.
Spanning evolutionary biology, genetics, development, neurobiology, endocrinology and psychology, as well as current events and sports, students explore the complexities of the biology of sex.
Art and science combine in this engineering course to let students turn their brainwaves into creative works.
In an engineering course at UC Davis, students learn all the nuances that go into brewing ‘a truly excellent cup of coffee.’
Art and science may seem like opposites, but throughout history the disciplines have fed off each other − and still do today.
Poetry and prose are prominent features in this course about how climate change is affecting the world.
Writing about same-sex relationships and gender beyond a strict male-female binary was more common in ancient Greece and Rome than students assume, a scholar writes.
A former fencer who fell in love with the samurai sword explains how learning to wield the weapon can help people stave off trouble in other areas of life.
A lecturer in English literature gets her students to examine children’s books through the lens of race, class and sexuality.
Shelter dogs get a new shot at life through a college course that teaches them how to be faithful companions once again.
Exploring colors can help discuss abstract, challenging topics in concrete ways – especially experiences doctors and caregivers may encounter caring for people at the end of life.
Is Jesus a peacemaker or a warrior? A socialist or a capitalist? Depending on whom you ask, American Christians see Christ as all these things and more.
A math professor explains how he prepares future teachers to use poetry in their math instruction.
In this course, a gun range becomes a classroom for students to explore their previously held beliefs about firearms.