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

November 12, 2013
The idea that students have a choice between learning liberal arts and learning skills that will help their careers needs to be challenged, writes Devin T. Hagerty.
November 8, 2013
A new market forecast suggests learning management systems won't just survive for another five years -- they'll thrive.
November 8, 2013
States that shut down developmental education without trying some emerging alternatives will hurt the low-income students they are claiming to help, write William Tierney and Julia Duncheon.
November 8, 2013
This month's edition of our monthly technology podcast examines how to use podcasts to improve teaching and learning.
November 6, 2013
In two separate analyses, researchers cast doubt about claims made by Purdue on the impact of its early-warning system on retention.
November 4, 2013
Have you ever wished you could tell a student what you really think? One professor recently did so, and regrets the way he did it (if not the substance).
November 1, 2013
Congress starts getting specific about higher education policy changes, with calls for deregulation and the expansion of competency-based education.
October 30, 2013
Despite a seemingly critical new study, the debate about flipping the classroom still tends to favor those in support.
October 22, 2013
An Australian report says the disappearance of prerequisites in science and mathematics fields has many students entering universities unprepared, and urges they be reintroduced.
October 22, 2013
William G. Durden considers why adaptive- and competency-based learning are attracting so much attention, and worries about their impact on traditional-age students.

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