Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
May 12, 2017
The university brings its active-learning initiative to regional campuses, seeking to boost student engagement.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

Surveys

Jan. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers queries provosts and other academic leaders on a wide range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Feb. 16, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from IBM, Academic Partnerships, Rafter and Jenzabar.

Booklets

"The Evolution of Distance Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

The print-on-demand booklet features articles about a range of institutions and approaches.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed featured a webinar on October 13 in which its editors and reporters discussed the themes of the booklet. Click here to listen to the webinar.

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

Archive

April 11, 2017

A changing economy and professionalization is driving an increase in education requirements for child-care workers, but there are concerns about mandating higher degrees for a field that traditionally doesn't pay well.

April 7, 2017

Institutions want to help their graduate students find meaningful work. Here's how the University of Chicago is doing it.

April 3, 2017

University that locked out its faculty in the fall is now telling professors they must shrink the core curriculum within a year and make do without majors such as philosophy and math.

April 3, 2017

At a time when many of the values that underpin our democracy are under threat, educators of whatever political disposition should introduce students to the history of ideas that have shaped our contemporary world, write Casey N. Blake, Roosevelt Montás and Tamara Mann Tweel.

March 31, 2017

Appeals court sides with U of New Mexico in case of student who said she was booted from a class for critiquing lesbianism. Judges say professors have right to make decisions about what kind of speech is appropriate for academic setting.

March 30, 2017

Employers are struggling to hire workers who understand data science, and report says the growing challenge requires fixes by both higher education and businesses.

March 29, 2017

AAUP report concludes that a professor at Community College of Aurora was likely fired for refusing to compromise on rigor in his courses as part of a "student success" initiative.

March 24, 2017

Arizona State, known for rejecting norms of traditional campuses, will invest more than $100 million in its library, seeking to serve the campus and a growing online student body.

March 22, 2017

Inside Higher Ed’s monthly podcast features an interview with Michael Eiseman, founder of the Algebra by Hand app.

March 16, 2017

Ideological odd couple Robert George and Cornel West issue joint statement -- attracting thousands of signatures -- in wake of shouting down of a speaker at Middlebury.

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