Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 07, 2014
Since the recession, undergraduate enrollments have gone up dramatically, but primarily in engineering and biology and not at expense of humanities and social sciences, study finds.

Booklets

"The Flipped Classroom" is a collection of Inside Higher Ed articles and essays about changing the instructional paradigm by having students review content on their own time and using in-class time for other purposes.

The articles and essays reflect key discussions about pedagogy, technology and the role of faculty members. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Thursday May 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will conduct a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To register for the webinar, please click here.

Archive

May 3, 2013
A new position statement from the National Council of Teachers of English says machine scoring of essays is easily "gamed" and can't grasp the same elements people can.
April 30, 2013
Disciplines that are under siege would do well to reject the models for their fields that were created by elite universities and that scare off students and the public, write Chris Buczinsky and Robert Frodeman.
April 25, 2013
New study suggests that the reasons students seek a higher education can have a big impact on their grades and likelihood of staying enrolled.
April 22, 2013
Students may be more willing to welcome significant learning experiences than critics of academe realize, at least if professors make the right assignments, writes Robert M. Eisinger.
April 17, 2013
Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.
April 16, 2013
Writing professors issue warning about plagiarism detection software.
April 11, 2013
Nebraska's Midland University finds success with a "three strikes" attendance policy.
April 10, 2013
Survey of executives suggests that companies are more concerned with graduates' broad skills than their field of study.  
April 9, 2013
At annual gathering of study abroad administrators, speakers describe a need for programs guided by more clearly defined learning outcomes.
April 4, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast examines various services that instructors can use to capture their handwriting or voice to embed into learning modules for the flipped classroom or massive open online courses.

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