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

February 20, 2009
Catholic University of America may soon have a new freshman curriculum, which some critics say amounts to a new commandment: Thou Shalt Read Homer.
February 18, 2009
Part of the enrollment boom at community colleges comes from those who have left four-year institutions. Their choices -- surprising to some -- are saving money and may improve their odds at earning bachelor's degrees.
February 17, 2009
Idea of shaving a year off of college completion time gains attention. Some see ideal way to cut costs for students and institutions, others see a gimmick, and -- to date -- students haven't embraced it.
February 6, 2009
CUNY's plans to create a new two-year institution, with a core curriculum and requiring full-time enrollment, represents a dramatic shift in the model -- attracting much enthusiasm and a few raised eyebrows.
January 27, 2009
Updated course management software offers increased flexibility and opportunities for social learning, company says.
January 22, 2009
Could timing be right for more colleges to replace traditional A-F scale (which many fear has become an A-B scale) with narrative evaluations? Is the report card the enemy of meaningful assessment?
December 29, 2008
At MLA, professors describe how departments are rethinking curriculums and the tenure-track/adjunct divide. Beyond pedagogy, programs want to protect themselves.
November 12, 2008
Faculty members describe different approaches to incorporating sustainability into their classes, in some very different disciplines.
September 15, 2008
Brown U. considers how to improve students' educational experience -- while not taking away their freedom. Among the strategies: e-portfolios and being overt about priorities.
September 5, 2008
Temple U.'s new curriculum is built around interdisciplinary study and tied together by themes -- including the "Philadelphia Experience."

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