Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 28, 2018
A coding boot camp and a liberal arts university share instructors and accreditation to create a new computer science degree, aimed at making graduates of both institutions more employable.
Nov 26, 2018
Georgia Tech moves forward with plans to create storefronts for its online education programs, joining a growing number of institutions offering hybrid online learning experiences.  

Surveys

Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 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. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.

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

July 5, 2018

Senior theses are widely used to let students demonstrate what they've learned in undergrad, but the factors that lead to a high-quality product are not what you might expect, researchers say.

June 27, 2018

New study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may actually build research confidence and output.

June 14, 2018

Another AP history exam comes under scrutiny, with critics saying a proposed rewrite of the AP World History exam, focusing on events after 1450, is too Eurocentric.

June 8, 2018

Bicentennial of the classic inspires its selection as common reading for freshmen. Other selections this year highlight the impacts of science and technology, regional geography, and injustice in society.

May 31, 2018

Savannah State professors object to a new, unwritten policy judging their teaching effectiveness by how many D or F grades they give.

May 30, 2018

National Academies report urges program data transparency and a focus on core competencies.

May 24, 2018

Academe sees a new wave of faculty-student dating bans in the era of Me Too. 

May 22, 2018

Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

May 14, 2018

A student's protest of an acting professor's comments about her "short shorts" sparks conversations about dress codes -- and whether it's ever OK for faculty members to comment on students' attire.

May 14, 2018

Anne Dwyer's students questioned the idea of reading the novel, even in a course on Nabokov. Here is her explanation of why the work should be taught.

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