Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 29, 2016
Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

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

March 8, 2016

Colleges and universities may try to address academic cheating as a moral or pedagogical problem, but it's really about something entirely different, argues Carol Poster.

February 29, 2016

Students enter college hoping it will be a major step up from what they were doing before, writes Roger Martin, but they are often disappointed.

February 25, 2016

Whether it is San Bernardino or Sandy Hook, the Sept. 11 attacks or urban police shootings, a certain (perhaps surprising) academic field is the glue that tries to keep people’s lives together, argues John L. Jackson Jr.

February 23, 2016

Liberal arts colleges are increasingly exploring interdisciplinary connections to find a place for computer science on their campuses.

February 17, 2016

A university in Michigan has great news for the bleary-eyed but hopes at least some of them will still get up early.

February 17, 2016

Study suggests acceptance of online education still lags among high school students.

February 1, 2016

The U.S. Education Department's new experiment with alternative models of higher education can unleash the next era of postsecondary innovation, Daniel Pianko argues.

January 29, 2016

Coursera's decision to charge learners in some massive open online courses up front -- viewed by some as inevitable -- has critics asking if the MOOC provider is diverging from its mission of universal access.

January 29, 2016

We shouldn't shield students from challenging discussions or material, argues Domenick Scudera, but if we perceive them as being too sensitive, we should teach them how to gain strength -- not scold them for being weak.

January 22, 2016

Study links certain traits of undergraduate education to success in life: meaningful interaction with professors, studying a variety of fields outside the major and having classroom talks that go to issues of ethics and life.

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