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 2, 2012
As graduate programs fend off cuts elsewhere, U. of Colorado introduces doctorate in German studies that seeks to halve time to degree and prepare students for academic and non-academic careers.
May 1, 2012
Report identifies potential barriers to the widespread adoption of "machine guided" learning software at colleges and universities.
April 27, 2012
As the academic year winds down, it's a great time to remind students of the joys of (unassigned) reading, writes Melissa Ballard.
April 24, 2012
Open course in digital storytelling, a holdover from before open learning was associated with massive tools wielded by celebrity professors, remains content with its modest but devoted following.
April 23, 2012
An Appalachian State professor is accused of engaging in "inappropriate speech" after airing an explicit documentary critical of the porn industry without first warning students. Her story raises questions about when and how instructors can present explicit materials.
April 20, 2012
For two decades, Brownsville's community college and university shared almost everything. Now they're separating, posing challenges and opportunities for both sides.
April 19, 2012
Pearson announces new self-paced, general education courses in hope of catching overflow from crowded colleges. Ivy Tech cautiously becomes its first partner.
April 18, 2012
With help from venture-backed company, Princeton, Penn and U. of Michigan announce they will become the latest high-profile universities to offer free, interactive courses to massive online audiences.
April 18, 2012
Focusing more on conveying an understanding of social problems, Warren Wilson College updates its required service learning program.
April 17, 2012
Young academics are bringing Plato to the masses in the back of a Brooklyn bar, one 12-person seminar at a time.

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