Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jun 03, 2020
Academics are called to help interpret and guide a national response to police violence and related civil unrest.
Apr 22, 2020
New survey documents how professors view this spring's mass move to virtual courses. Key findings: most used new teaching methods, half lowered their expectations for the volume of student work -- and a third for its quality.

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

"The New Accessibility: Students With Disabilities and Access to Technology" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of incisive and practical articles.

You may download a copy of the print-on-demand booklet here, free.

And Inside Higher Ed's editors will conduct a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, April 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern. We invite you to sign up here.

This booklet was made possible in part by advertising support from D2L.

Archive

June 4, 2020
  • Assumption College is starting a B.A. in finance.
  • Bay Path University is starting a certificate in narrative medicine.
  • Drury University is starting a master's degree in integrative leadership.
June 3, 2020

Academics are called to help interpret and guide a national response to police violence and related civil unrest.

May 20, 2020
  • Capital University is starting a master of arts in education, with a focus on clinical mental health counseling.
  • Delaware Valley University is starting an online master's of arts in management and organizational leadership.
May 14, 2020

MarYam Hamedani, Hazel Rose Markus and Paula Moya highlight five ways college educators can have more effective conversations about race.

May 11, 2020

Is the fight against cheating during remote instruction worth enlisting third-party student surveillance platforms?

May 11, 2020
May 6, 2020

The approach has always offered flexibility and focus, and in our current situation, it provides numerous other advantages as well, writes Perry L. Glanzer.

May 4, 2020

Faculty members concerned about health and safety want a say in the conditions under which they'll be working if they are expected to teach in person next fall.

May 1, 2020
April 29, 2020

Synchronous instruction is trending, but experts say a more intentional mix of live and asynchronous classwork is necessary for future remote terms.

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May 13, 2020

As colleges move from coping to planning for the fall and beyond, they should be guided by a consistent, mission-aligned framework, writes Robin DeRosa.

April 22, 2020

New survey documents how professors view this spring's mass move to virtual courses. Key findings: most used new teaching methods, half lowered their expectations for the volume of student work -- and a third for its quality.

April 15, 2020

The inequitable ways the move to remote learning has affected different groups of students; are recession-affected students flocking to online courses? What's happening with the fall semester?

March 25, 2020

Experts weigh in on how the sudden, forced adoption of technology-delivered instruction will affect the well-being of professors and students alike.

March 18, 2020

In response to a recent article about professors' responsibility to help prepare their students for careers, Rob Fried says students -- not instructors -- primarily own that responsibility. But the college has a role to play.

March 11, 2020

An unhappy reader says a recent column cast aspersions on cash-starved colleges trying to do the right thing. Plus: We seek your advice on how we should cover teaching and learning during corona frenzy.

March 4, 2020

A leading educator asserts that some colleges use the “high-impact” educational practices in name only -- and a group of learning community advocates largely agrees. What's their plan?

February 26, 2020

A new paper asserts the faculty's obligation to embrace "career-relevant instruction." What exactly does that mean, for professors and students?

February 12, 2020

During the last decade, historians worked together to commonly define graduates' desired skills, knowledge and "habits of mind." Here's what that "tuning" accomplished -- and where it fell short.

February 5, 2020

Doctoral education doesn't necessarily prepare future faculty members for the jobs they're likely to get at teaching-intensive institutions. A new grant program takes aim at that problem.

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