Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Mar 22, 2019
Boston U formalizes a graduate student leave policy allowing year-round stipend recipients 10 days off.
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. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 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. 21, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Wiley, Oracle, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.

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 25, 2019

Liberal education advocates discuss ways to "reclaim" conversations about academe -- in part by not using the term "liberal arts."

January 24, 2019

Study documents decline in languages offered for instruction at American colleges over three-year period.

January 22, 2019

Study finds that student resistance to curriculum innovation decreases over time as it becomes the institutional norm, and that students increasingly link active learning to their learning gains over time.

January 21, 2019

Professor's email at U of Houston about body odor, referencing some cultures, raises concerns about how to broach this delicate topic, if at all.

January 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.

January 14, 2019

Can “light-touch, targeted feedback” to students via email improve their perceptions of and performance in a class? New research says in some cases the answer is yes.

January 14, 2019

Colleges can dramatically improve success rates of low-income, first-generation students by working across units, argue Adrianna Kezar and Elizabeth Holcombe.

January 9, 2019

To answer that question, Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt tells a pedagogical story in two parts.

January 7, 2019

To many people, vocational education has often meant learning a trade, but a more profound and important meaning of the term has been coming back into use, writes David S. Cunningham.

January 4, 2019

Historians discuss efforts to evaluate student learning far beyond a grade.

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