The Teaching Professor

Teaching Professor

Boston University has a Group Online subscription to The Teaching Professor.

As a member of our campus community this online resource from Magna Publications is available at no cost to you. Since 1972 Magna has been a leading provider of higher education professional development resources. Follow the instructions below to access this online resource and help energize your higher education career.

Edited by respected scholar and expert Dr. Maryellen Weimer of Penn State Berks, The Teaching Professor is a forum for discussion of the best strategies supported by the latest research for effective teaching in the college classroom.

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