Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 07, 2021
Two experts on student learning discuss how colleges and professors can gauge whether and how much the pandemic set back students on their educational paths.
Jan 26, 2021
Survey of 850 instructors in introductory college courses finds professors to be exhausted, more confident in virtual learning -- and deeply concerned about the ability of disadvantaged students to continue their studies.

Surveys

Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 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. 21, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Wiley, Oracle, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.

Booklets

"Providing Flexible Learning Models in Higher Education" is a new free compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed. You may download the print-on-demand booklet here.

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This booklet was made possible in part by the support of D2L.

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October 12, 2021
October 7, 2021

Two experts on student learning discuss how colleges and professors can gauge whether and how much the pandemic set back students on their educational paths.

September 29, 2021

A new survey sheds light on the current digital divide in higher education -- and what faculty can do about it in their classrooms, writes Nicole Barbaro.

September 27, 2021
  • Buffalo State College, of the State University of New York, has a new master’s degree in dietetics.
  • Campbellsville University is launching a school of chiropractic medicine.
September 22, 2021
  • Agnes Scott College is starting a master of arts in clinical mental health counseling and a master of science in health sciences and in health communications.
  • New York University is starting an M.S. in health law and strategy.
September 17, 2021

Global survey finds that although academics believe they met their objectives, students received a “lower-quality” education.

September 9, 2021
  • Holy Names University is starting a doctor of nursing practice program.
  • Logan University is starting an M.S. in strength and conditioning.
  • Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York is starting a minor in cannabis.
September 9, 2021

University System of Georgia professors demand a mask mandate and more options for teaching students in quarantine. System considers disciplinary action, up to suspension, for professors who take COVID-19 mitigation into their own hands.

 
September 7, 2021

Colleges and universities should reimagine student tutoring by incorporating new cognitive approaches, argue Daniel G. Long II and Jason Kapcala.

September 3, 2021

Colleges are taking different approaches in terms of how they’re using online learning in the second fall with COVID.

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January 26, 2021

Survey of 850 instructors in introductory college courses finds professors to be exhausted, more confident in virtual learning -- and deeply concerned about the ability of disadvantaged students to continue their studies.

November 17, 2020

In his new book, James M. Lang argues that trying to end students' distraction is a losing proposition. Instead, instructors should focus on capturing students' attention -- that's a winnable strategy.

November 13, 2020

Survey finds undergrads feel modestly more engaged -- especially when they think their professors have made an effort -- and are somewhat likelier to continue their educations.

November 3, 2020

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

October 27, 2020

With some colleges and universities planning to continue online learning into the spring, students are now looking at over a year of learning from home. How will their well-being and academics be affected?

October 6, 2020

Survey finds significant increases in professors' confidence in virtual learning and their sense of support from their colleges -- but continuing concerns about equity for underrepresented students.

August 5, 2020

Professors' experiment suggests the limits of on-campus, hybrid instruction this fall. Big Ten universities expand sharing of online courses.

July 29, 2020

As colleges head toward the remote fall they dreaded, they must deliver a more compelling learning experience than last spring's. Most think it will be better, but it may not give students what they crave.

July 8, 2020

Professors and students alike viewed their remote learning experience most favorably this spring when their courses incorporated more "best practices." That's the path to making the inevitable virtual education better this fall.

July 1, 2020

Presidents give their colleges and universities mixed grades on the remote learning they offered last spring. How is that influencing their decisions about reopening campuses this fall?

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