Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 16, 2019
Longtime Stanford English professor says he's stepping down from a teaching a Native American literature course after students complained he was culturally insulting and possibly unqualified.
Jan 18, 2019
The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

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

February 20, 2018

New app seeks to shake up student ratings of instruction by promoting open-ended feedback in the moment, throughout the semester, so that the feedback becomes more constructive than punitive.

February 20, 2018

Mark Edmundson explores -- and applauds -- current students' quest for identity but says that achieving it is only half the game.

February 14, 2018

Princeton professor who was criticized for using the word in a class on hate speech cancels the course.

February 12, 2018

Two professors on different campuses used the N-word last week. One was suspended and one was backed by his institution, demonstrating academe's continually fraught relationship with the term.

February 7, 2018

New data suggest that STEM majors are not the only route to success.

February 5, 2018

A lecture-capture platform with a "confusion alert" button is changing the way some instructors teach.

January 31, 2018

Regardless of one’s beliefs on what prisons are or should be, professors who desire to teach inside them need to know certain things, advises Damian Zurro.

January 31, 2018

Skills boot camps continue to grow and diversify despite wave of consolidation, while traditional higher education increasingly absorbs aspects of the short-term training model.

January 29, 2018

Colleges share how they made their general education programs more than a laundry list of distribution requirements.

January 29, 2018

Literary scholars should follow the example of historians and create digital work to reach people colleges and universities have ignored, Will Fenton writes.

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