Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.
This image shows Drew McKevitt's explanatory syllabus for his upcoming flipped classroom approach to teaching intro to world history. The image is divided into two sections: "This Class is Weird. What's Going On Here?" and "So what does that mean for you?
Aug 08, 2018
An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

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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.

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Archive

August 24, 2018

Her legacy -- found in both her leadership of Smith College and her writings -- challenges all educators, writes Donal O’Shea.

August 21, 2018

Rivi Handler-Spitz uses a graphic novel approach to show how to help students deal with texts they find disturbing.

August 9, 2018

In fairness to students, professors shouldn’t factor class attendance, participation in class and extra credit into their final grades, argues Jay Sterling Silver.

August 6, 2018

What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.

July 31, 2018

Nearly a third of college students haven't completed a major writing assignment in college, but that's OK with them.

July 27, 2018

New study shows that splitting attention between lecture and cellphone or laptop use hinders long-term retention, and those in class suffer from others' use of devices.

July 24, 2018

A new study suggests that the old adage may not be the best way for students to learn.

July 24, 2018

Today, technological innovation and a rampant ideology of self seem to conspire against the acquisition of wisdom, writes Peter Starr, yet we still can teach it.

July 23, 2018

Colleges should focus on preparing students to be citizens, but there's little evidence many have integrated such education into their programs and courses, write Andrew J. Seligsohn and Thomas Erhlich.

July 19, 2018

College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

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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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