The Graying of B-School Faculty: Do Teaching Evaluations Decline with Age?

College and university faculty demographics continue to shift toward an older workforce as professors are increasingly likely to delay retirement. The reality of this movement now stands in contrast … [Read more...]

Help Faculty Avoid Knee-Jerk Reactions to Student Reactions

One of the more vexing problems facing academic administrators is how best to help low-performing instructors improve in the classroom. The costs associated with poor instructor performance are real, … [Read more...]

What Do We Really Know About Online Delivery in Business Schools?

by J. Ben Arbaugh, PhD Consider the following observation: Private-sector intrusion is a real risk for business schools. Cable operators and telecommunications companies are aggressively … [Read more...]

The Lecture is Dead…Again.

Each year it seems, several news stories appear which predict the end of the venerable teaching method, the lecture. Detractors (read:  “haters”) of the lecture method are quick to call out the … [Read more...]

Team Projects and Part-Time MBA Students

A recent study by Patricia Rafferty in the current issue of Journal of Management Education provides a qualitative examination of how part-time MBA students experience group work. The benefits of … [Read more...]