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

October 29, 2012

MOOCs are changing the relationships that are at the center of higher education, and those changes could end up affecting all colleges, writes Alison Byerly.

October 24, 2012

New survey of faculty members finds decreased time on teaching, gender differences in classroom approaches, and more stress in the public than private sector. Plus new data on part-timers.

October 17, 2012

With purchase of EmbanetCompass, company seeks to expand its existing services helping colleges take their academic programs into cyberspace.

October 16, 2012

It's time for traditional disciplines to replace term papers with skills that will help graduates throughout their careers, writes Michael Staton.

October 16, 2012

Smarterer's assessments aren't a threat to higher ed, for now, but offer job-seekers a way to go beyond the academy to show employers what they know.

October 15, 2012

Stanford professor goes public on attacks she has received over her work on mathematics education, and raises the question of the difference between "responsible disagreement and academic bullying."

October 12, 2012

In speech to members of online learning group, Sebastian Thrun -- of celebrated massive Stanford online course -- acknowledges extent to which new efforts build on their work.

October 11, 2012

Dysfunctional national discourse prompts Paul Gary Wyckoff to think about what he really wants students to learn.

October 8, 2012

Many of the hot ideas about technology and teaching reflect a century of research, writes Alexandra W. Logue.

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