Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 02, 2015
An updated study of massive open online courses from Harvard U. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds diverse learner populations and interests -- and the need for more research.

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

"The STEM Pipeline" is a free compilation of articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- exploring different strategies used by faculty members and institutions, and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

Inside Higher Ed will offer a free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet. You may sign up here for the webinar here.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

April 9, 2014

New research sheds light on Chinese undergraduate students' challenges in the classroom and the ways in which they respond to and adapt to those challenges.

April 8, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Charley Miller, head of product at TouchCast, a new video production software.

Miller talks with Rodney B. Murray, host of The Pulse. They discuss how TouchCast differs from other video editors and its possible uses in the classroom.

April 7, 2014

Since the recession, undergraduate enrollments have gone up dramatically, but primarily in engineering and biology and not at expense of humanities and social sciences, study finds.

April 1, 2014

Maricopa joins a growing number of community colleges in finding new revenue by selling job training to large corporations.

March 27, 2014

Using big data to improve completion rates, and also to give realistic indicators of how both students and instructors are performing. 

March 24, 2014

Sure, student emails show all kinds of flaws, writes Jared Berezin. That's why they create a great teaching opportunity.

March 21, 2014

Professors always tell their students to make ethical choices in using outside sources. But what about those students who misrepresent texts unintentionally?

March 20, 2014

Writing professors find themselves playing a critical and unexpected role in the education of veterans.

March 11, 2014

A California city makes a pitch for a new engineering campus at the American Council on Education's annual meeting.

March 10, 2014

Will Miller says it's just fine when students call him by his first name.

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