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

April 28, 2020

If nothing else, Paul Hanstedt writes, the global pandemic is breaking the boundary between static university learning and the wicked fluidity of the world.

April 24, 2020
  • Carthage College is starting a sports management track in its master of science in business program.
  • Linfield College is starting an online master of science in nursing.
April 23, 2020

How lenient, or not, should professors be with students right now?

April 22, 2020

Students petition University System of Georgia for pass-fail grading. System's leaders say they trust professors' judgment and students' abilities and will maintain letter grades.

April 16, 2020
  • Alfred University is starting majors in data analytics and business analytics.
  • Boston College is starting a major in human-centered engineering.
  • Manhattan College is starting a minor in geography.
April 14, 2020

Teaching lab sciences and the fine arts during COVID-19.

April 8, 2020

Only when it provides the full range of instructional connection points available in a traditional classroom will it begin to be a viable educational model, argues William G. Durden.

March 31, 2020
March 25, 2020

Six in 10 online learning administrators say their campuses require professors to train before teaching online -- but 70 percent say students aren't formally prepared to study virtually.

March 24, 2020

Remote work is proving difficult for many professors, given the circumstances and despite some early predictions to the contrary. What institutions are doing and can start doing to ease the pressure.

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January 22, 2020

Affordability and credential attainment are important goals. But the big question for higher education now, some of the enterprise's best minds say, is "completion of what?"

November 4, 2019

As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

October 23, 2019

Institutions aren’t switching learning management systems as often as they used to. What does that mean for companies looking to win new customers?

October 2, 2019

Purdue University will launch three under-$25,000 online master's degrees in engineering on the edX platform.

June 26, 2019

Author of new book explains how she has adapted James Lang's principles for the virtual classroom, to help online instructors produce better learning.

June 19, 2019

Michelle Janning explains what she (and her students) learned when she brought guest lecturers into her course via video.

January 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.

November 26, 2018

Georgia Tech moves forward with plans to create storefronts for its online education programs, joining a growing number of institutions offering hybrid online learning experiences.  

September 26, 2018

A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren't yet ready for prime time.

September 19, 2018

The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

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