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

December 8, 2010
MLA survey shows record array of foreign languages offered on the nation’s campuses, as the proportion of students enrolling holds steady.
December 7, 2010
Penn’s business school revamps its MBA program with an offer of a free “sabbatical” course to graduates every seven years.
December 6, 2010
At gathering of grad school officials, Alan Alda promotes campaign to teach next generation of researchers how to communicate with the public.
December 3, 2010
A fight over pedagogy and personalities prompts an exodus of faculty from the University of Maryland's flagship Arabic studies program.
November 19, 2010

NEW ORLEANS -- It is no secret that these are hard times for anthropology. The discipline claims little more than one-half of 1 percent of undergraduate degrees conferred, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

November 18, 2010

It’s probably not unusual for junior professors to hear they should devote their time to research rather than waste it on teaching. What may be more uncommon is for one of them to do the opposite.

November 17, 2010

The revelation that hundreds of University of Central Florida students in a senior-level business class received an advance version of a mid-term exam has exposed the widening chasm in what different generations expect of each other -- and what they perceive cheating to be.

November 16, 2010
Panel seeks to overhaul teacher training through much closer ties to the schools.
November 9, 2010
With a chorus of influential voices calling for colleges to enroll and successfully graduate more students, data analytics is center stage.
November 8, 2010
Study documents extent to which professors regularly alter their courses -- and their uncertainty over whether pedagogic innovation is valued.

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