Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 23, 2014
As the ed-tech investment community gathers at the Education Innovation Summit for a fifth year, some attendees are growing impatient about the lack of results.

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

March 6, 2014
A survey of freshmen finds that while most high school students use online education websites on their own time, very few see fully online courses in their higher education future.
March 6, 2014
Katrina Gulliver is tired of students calling her by her first name -- and of professors who encourage the practice.
March 3, 2014
Despite the growth of online education, some colleges -- especially small liberal arts institutions -- have absolute bans on credit for such work. Some are starting to consider a shift.
February 28, 2014
After 50 years of teaching, Bernard Fryshman wants us to remember the importance of what happens in the traditional college classroom.
February 27, 2014
The idea of "students as consumers" continues to grow, and to erode key values in higher education, writes Nate Kreuter.
February 26, 2014
New book, In Defense of Disciplines, questions the rush to interdisciplinary work, and argues that the trend has eroded intellectual life and faculty power.
February 25, 2014
As students' adherence to the Middlebury honor code wanes, the entire economics department will start proctoring exams to catch cheaters.
February 21, 2014
Competency-based education and more "personalized" degree programs offer false promise, writes Amy E. Slaton, and could actually worsen inequality in higher education.
February 21, 2014
Competency-based education is gaining steam, but questions remain about which forms the U.S. Department of Education will back.
February 18, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Claudia Reuter, founder and CEO of SchoolChapters, which produces the Pruvalu electronic portfolio. Reuter talks with Rodney B. Murray, host of The Pulse, about how colleges and universities are using Pruvalu for such purposes as institutional accreditation, assessment of student learning and faculty development.

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