Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 20, 2017
Is an eight-to-one student-faculty ratio one to be cherished or seen as a luxury few colleges can afford? Debate at Whitman illustrates the tensions.
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

July 26, 2016

While most faculty members are still unaware of open educational resources, use in introductory courses nearly rivals that of traditional textbooks, study finds.

July 26, 2016

This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Gad, vice president of business development at ExamSoft.

July 25, 2016

Academic at center of dispute at Seattle University -- subject of lengthy sit-in demanding her ouster and protest defending her -- will retire.

July 20, 2016

Should an HBCU founded by black Civil War veterans shutter its history department, against the recommendation of a faculty committee?

July 19, 2016

With lawsuit seeking the right to keep guns out of their classrooms, three UT Austin professors try to reshape the debate over campus carry.

July 18, 2016

Vassar professors want to reduce their teaching loads, but some question a new plan to do so at the expense of course offerings.

July 15, 2016

Shootings and debate over police tactics prompt changes in programs that train law enforcement officials.

July 12, 2016

When students complained about a Black Lives Matter shirt, she responded in a letter now going viral, but without any identification. We'll tell you who she is.

July 12, 2016

Conference delves into best practices and rationale for the institutions.

July 11, 2016

Immigration and racial injustice are topics of choice for common reading choices this year.

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