Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Feb 18, 2019
Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.
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

Survey reveals their thoughts on Me Too (nearly half have seen complaints of harassment by professors in last year), the liberal arts (many are worried), criteria for program cuts (they don't favor just counting number of majors), general education, textbook costs, civility and more.

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

March 10, 2011
With colleges desperate to improve remedial programs, educational tech companies see a growing market for "adaptive" learning software.
March 10, 2011
Study finds that academic and life coaching has a notable influence on student persistence -- especially for males.
March 1, 2011
David Head asked the question in his classes -- and considers what he learned.
February 21, 2011

Robert Eisinger makes the case for emphasizing fluidity over concreteness and probability over facts in the college classroom.

February 21, 2011
ETS says new research shows its program can be superior to human evaluation of college students, but MIT scholar says claims are built on false premises.
February 9, 2011
UNC-Chapel Hill plans to scale back controversial online Spanish 101 experiment after three semesters.
February 2, 2011
Lynn University in Florida finds a way to answer general critiques of academic quality: a return to a retooled core curriculum.
January 31, 2011
Colleges experiment with metacognition as a means to change behaviors and improve performance.
January 28, 2011
As some American colleges rethink how their programs should encourage students to gain international perspectives, a Chinese university embraces liberal education.
January 25, 2011
Lumina releases draft "profile" of what students at various levels should know and be able to do, regardless of discipline; accreditors and private colleges to test it.

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