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 19, 2011
Steve Allred, a provost, reflects on having taught freshmen for the first time in his career.
May 19, 2011
Survey courses in "Western Civilization," once a common component of undergraduate curriculums, have almost disappeared as a requirement at many large private research universities and public flagships, according to a study released Wednesday by the National Association of Scholars.
May 13, 2011
When you hit an awkward or incorrect sentence in a student essay, writes Mark Longaker, remember the learning process.
May 12, 2011
To get students more engaged in texts, some professors hold marathon sessions where students read the books out loud.
May 9, 2011
Some states see the online, competency-based Western Governors U. as a way to boost college completion rates without increasing higher ed spending; some professors see it as a parasite, not a panacea.
April 25, 2011
To broaden language offerings amid massive budget cuts, Pennsylvania higher ed system says it will offer distance degrees in Arabic.
April 15, 2011
Showing students how to read critically and formulate research queries is part of the teaching function of college libraries. But how do you teach students to read critically that which has no text? That is the challenge Frances May, an adjunct librarian at the University of North Texas, took on when she decided to adapt her library’s orientation program to meet what she sees as a growing demand for “visual literacy” among today’s college students.
April 11, 2011
Study of freshman research papers suggests students don't really understand the sources they cite.
April 7, 2011
New guidelines for teaching writing seek to build "habits of mind" instead of touting specific methods.
March 29, 2011
Dickinson looks to infuse liberal education into military training -- and to get similar colleges to build ties to the armed forces.

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