Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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

January 26, 2015

English departments at U. of Maryland and elsewhere respond to drop-offs -- some of them steep -- in English majors. 

January 23, 2015

Association of American Colleges and Universities highlights integrative liberal learning at annual meeting. But what is it?

January 23, 2015

Arizona State, facing criticism, agrees to pay more to some composition instructors assigned extra sections. But the university refuses to back down on courseloads that violate disciplinary standards.

January 20, 2015

Elliot Ratzman shares the commandments he gave his students this semester.

 

January 20, 2015

Survey finds that college students think they are being well-prepared with the skills and qualities needed for careers. Employers are dubious.

January 19, 2015

Whenever there is a cheating scandal, pundits and educators debate students' flaws, but James Ostrow writes that many of these incidents also point to flawed educational models.

January 14, 2015

Legal fight at University of Kansas over emails from a professor who has received funding from the Koch brothers sets off a debate about undue influence and academic freedom. 

January 13, 2015

The Education Department will loosen financial-aid rules for 40-plus colleges as they experiment with competency-based education and prior learning assessment.

January 9, 2015

Scholars at MLA discuss how their teaching -- and an emerging field of criticism -- reflects challenges facing academe.

January 9, 2015

The Great Books can be relevant and life-changing for classes of low-income students and for those fortunate to teach them, writes Tamara Mann.

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