Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.
This image shows Drew McKevitt's explanatory syllabus for his upcoming flipped classroom approach to teaching intro to world history. The image is divided into two sections: "This Class is Weird. What's Going On Here?" and "So what does that mean for you?
Aug 08, 2018
An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

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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.

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Archive

October 20, 2017

Penn grad student says she’s under fire on campus and off for using a teaching technique that involves specifically calling on students from underrepresented groups.

October 10, 2017

Our nation needs strong teachers in every math and science classroom, writes E. Gordon Gee, but too few STEM experts choose to apply their talents to this important career path.

October 6, 2017

Research finds that traditional predictors of whether a student will cheat lose their value if a student dislikes the course.

October 5, 2017

Coker College shakes things up by allowing interested professors to break out of the 50-minute routine.

October 3, 2017

Just because professors who teach online don't have to be physically on campus doesn't mean they shouldn't be, writes Penelope Adams Moon.

October 2, 2017

AAU wanted to improve science education beyond an instructor-by-instructor basis. Five years on, a major initiative piloted on eight campuses seems to be working.

September 22, 2017

Bruce Jackson’s approach to education can serve as an example for us all, write John Mateja and Arlene Lieberman.

September 18, 2017

Neither time or money should be wasted by requiring students to sit in large lecture halls, taking introductory-level courses from an arbitrarily-chosen bucket of courses, write Arthur "Tim" Garson Jr. and Robert C. Pianta. 

September 18, 2017

Proliferating course offerings can overwhelm and confuse students and make a college education seem like a box-checking exercise rather than a cohesive and comprehensive intellectual endeavor, argues Loni Bordoloi Pazich.

September 11, 2017

Lectures for one of Reed College’s signature learning experiences, a humanities course on the ancient Mediterranean, were canceled after protesters tried to interrupt the class to protest perceived Eurocentrism. What’s the future for courses grounded in ancient -- largely Western -- texts?

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