Research is playing a bigger role in faculty evaluations, while collegiality is declining in importance, study suggests. Student evaluations remain important in assessing faculty, but could be given less weight going forward.
Students in science and math fields learn more and fail courses less when their instructors use methods other than lecturing, a massive study finds.
Two groups want to create new bodies that would review the academic quality of individual online courses or non-college providers.
As the ed-tech investment community gathers at the Education Innovation Summit for a fifth year, some attendees are growing impatient about the lack of results.
Lipscomb University shows what competency-based education can look like in its blended form, both in-person and at a liberal arts college.
Incoming students in competency-based programs at Lipscomb University spend a long day trying to prove their baseline skills and behavior, with 30 college credits on the line.
Florida International University prepares a prior learning assessment pilot in anticipation of granting credit for massive open online courses.
Facing widespread faculty opposition, Oberlin drops policy requiring warnings about material that may be upsetting to students. Do students need such cautions?
Maricopa joins a growing number of community colleges in finding new revenue by selling job training to large corporations.
Using big data to improve completion rates, and also to give realistic indicators of how both students and instructors are performing.
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