Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2017
Lectures for one of Reed College’s signature learning experiences, a humanities course on the ancient Mediterranean, were canceled after protesters tried to interrupt the class to protest perceived Eurocentrism. What’s the future for courses grounded in ancient -- largely Western -- texts?
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

"New Directions in Online Education" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

The print-on-demand booklet can be downloaded here, free.

Inside Higher Ed’s editors will conduct a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Pearson.

Archive

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.

July 8, 2016

In an age of narcissism, we need to protect professors by putting cameras in the classroom, argues Amir Azarvan.

July 7, 2016

Student sues U of Cincinnati after being told she can't have male partner in physics lab. Emails suggest multiple university officials defended the policy, but university now says it was not mandatory.

July 6, 2016

Australian universities' use of adjunct instructors grows much faster than other types of faculty employment -- especially for teaching-only positions.

July 6, 2016

Students at Michigan State University will no longer have to take college-level algebra, thanks to a revision of the general-education math requirement.

July 1, 2016

Even if they could cheat without being penalized, most students will take an honest stab at homework questions, study finds.

June 30, 2016

As part of a new general-education program, Connecticut College rethinks the 100-level course.

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