Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 16, 2019
Longtime Stanford English professor says he's stepping down from a teaching a Native American literature course after students complained he was culturally insulting and possibly unqualified.
Jan 18, 2019
The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

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

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

January 26, 2018

New consumer advocacy report highlights high cost of textbook bundles, but publishers say findings are misleading.

January 26, 2018

Students are more creative in the middle of the day, study finds.

January 25, 2018

Cathy N. Davidson describes what she wishes she had known when she started teaching active learning courses.

January 11, 2018

As an engineering professor, Joseph Holtgreive is using an art form designed to focus on the needs of others to help his students turn obstacles into opportunities.

January 10, 2018

Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.

January 9, 2018

Professors debate the role -- or absence -- of the historian in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's new Vietnam documentary, concurring that a lack of critical perspective makes the film more milquetoast than masterpiece.

January 8, 2018

Historians urge departments to give their graduate students the confidence, skills and support to succeed in whatever career paths they choose. That means going out of their way to avoid implying that nonfaculty jobs are somehow “less than.”

January 8, 2018

Real-life experiences may confer some benefits, but what we offer students in our classrooms is significantly more valuable, argues John Kijinski.

January 4, 2018

Bob Blaisdell never condemned a student for reading a book, regardless of its subject matter or author. Until one day.

January 3, 2018

Editors discuss the way a key teaching role has evolved -- and should evolve.

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