Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 16, 2019
Longtime Stanford English professor says he's stepping down from a teaching a Native American literature course after students complained he was culturally insulting and possibly unqualified.
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

Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 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. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.

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 20, 2018

How do professors respond to regrade requests? One department encourages instructors to pass them up the chain.

December 19, 2018

Legislation in California concerning ESL instruction reflects a huge lack of understanding of what it takes for the human brain to learn another language, writes Parviz Parsafar.

December 17, 2018

Health sciences final exam question on gangs, race and graffiti rubs some the wrong way at Cal State Long Beach. Now the professor is under investigation.

December 4, 2018

Wading into the rip currents of online learning evangelism and countersurging cries of alarm about the corporatization of higher ed, Steve Mentz and Christopher Schaberg seek steady footing.

December 3, 2018

Colleges and universities must ensure that students know not only how to exercise intellectual skills but also that certain things are so, writes Grant Cornwell.

November 28, 2018

The University of Wisconsin System should consider much better strategies for reducing costs and enhancing revenue, argues Benjamin Rifkin.

November 28, 2018

A coding boot camp and a liberal arts university share instructors and accreditation to create a new computer science degree, aimed at making graduates of both institutions more employable.

November 27, 2018

New analysis of history-major data says the field has fallen to "new low." Can it be saved?

November 16, 2018

A 100-year life requires a 60-year curriculum, writes Rovy Branon.

November 6, 2018
  • Bethel College, in Indiana, is starting an undergraduate major in computer science.
  • Cazenovia College is starting a bachelor of science and a bachelor of professional studies in finance.

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March 21, 2018

These new technologies have much to offer colleges and their students, but if we are not careful how we incorporate them, the risks may outweigh the gains, Vincent Del Casino Jr. writes.

March 7, 2018

Face-to-face instruction is superior in so many ways, writes Christopher Schaberg.

April 12, 2017

The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

April 5, 2017

Elite U.S. and international programs are starting to offer online courses so they are more accessible and affordable -- and to attract new students to their campuses. 

April 5, 2017

Learners seek answers to basic questions, such as tuition costs and campus life, but most schools bury that information -- and many students haven't figured out how to find it.

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