Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jun 14, 2018
Another AP history exam comes under scrutiny, with critics saying a proposed rewrite of the AP World History exam, focusing on events after 1450, is too Eurocentric.
Jun 11, 2018
An organization that supported technology efforts at liberal arts colleges has closed amid increased competition from groups offering similar services.

Surveys

Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.

Booklets

Grading: Frustrations and Ideas” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

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Archive

May 2, 2018

Ohio's Hiram College stakes its future on ability to attract enough students willing to embrace a new, more interdisciplinary, experiential curriculum.

April 25, 2018

Researchers challenge conventional wisdom and past studies linking widely promoted educational experiences to timely college completion.

April 12, 2018

Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too “white” and “Eurocentric,” Reed College announces overhaul of the syllabus and format.

April 10, 2018

Chicago's proposed undergraduate business major was short-lived, but the economics faculty found a way to save it, as a new "track."

April 6, 2018

Two professors resign from MassArt following harassment allegations. Are art schools taking a harder line against professors in era of Me Too? Are academic and artistic freedom at risk?

April 5, 2018

In an era of record student debt and continuing retention challenges, it's worth asking whether we might find ways to cut general-education requirements by half, argues Zachary Michael Jack.

April 3, 2018

It's not enough to say that they pick up critical thinking skills, write Sam Wineburg, Joel Breakstone and Mark Smith. It's time to offer evidence.

April 2, 2018

New study of undergraduate STEM courses finds that lectures remain dominant -- despite finding after finding questioning their effectiveness.

April 2, 2018

The claim that cutting back on certain liberal arts majors means that an institution cannot be university makes assumptions that are worth examining, writes Greg Summers.

March 28, 2018

Will proposal for streamlined general-education program at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences give the curriculum new life? Can new approaches to language and diversity engage students who might otherwise lose interest?

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