Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jul 23, 2014
The U.S. Education Department opens the door to more tests with competency-based education, which could help set a new regulatory framework. 

Booklets

"The Evolving Curriculum -- Measuring Effectiveness of Change" is a compilation of articles and essays on efforts to reshape what and how colleges teach at a time of increased concern about how much students learn. The news and opinion articles -- collected in a print-on-demand booklet -- surveys the landscape of curricular development and learning assessment, examining trends and highlighting best practices.

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 June 26, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman discussed the topics raised in the booklet's articles and answered questions in a free webinar. To view the webinar, please click here.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of the Educational Testing Service (ETS).

Archive

December 11, 2012

A poem by Laurence Musgrove considers the state of student writing.

December 7, 2012

Michael Bérubé tells graduate school deans that the issues are complicated and interconnected.

December 7, 2012

New website creates digital badges for veterans, aiming to recognize military skills and training. Will it be the first badging experiment to catch on?

December 7, 2012

In the age of the MOOC and recorded lectures, some colleges are turning back to videoconferencing as a tool for distance education.

December 6, 2012

Wellesley's move to join edX and Wesleyan's entry into Coursera offer a chance to apply liberal arts college ideals to MOOCs, and potentially vice versa.
 

December 5, 2012

The Carnegie Foundation, which created the credit hour, considers a redesign so the standard could better fit with emerging approaches to higher education.

December 4, 2012

Stanford moves ahead with idea of making time to degree much shorter and reconsidering the nature of doctoral education.

December 3, 2012

Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.

December 3, 2012

Faculty members have more to learn than they might expect from those who work with the youngest students, writes David L. Kirp.

November 27, 2012

Math professor objected to the counting at Middlebury faculty meetings -- and the only way the college could keep them moving was to cut the number required for votes.

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