Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 06, 2015
Southern Utah University goes all in with an experiment on general education, combining 13 courses into one year of material that eight professors jointly teach.


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.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


July 31, 2014

Can a group of liberal arts colleges in the South -- institutions that value personal interaction -- win over faculty on blended learning?

July 23, 2014

The U.S. Education Department opens the door to more tests with competency-based education, which could help set a new regulatory framework. 

July 22, 2014

The California State U. System scales back plans to enroll a quarter of a million students through a centralized online portal -- a goal that failed to attract interest across its 23 campuses and that many professors questioned.

July 21, 2014

A report on MOOCs in Maryland classrooms delivers encouraging results, but faculty members say shaping a course around another instructor's content can be tricky.

July 21, 2014

As many women's colleges move to admit men, Mary Baldwin tries to preserve a single-sex institution by building up professional and graduate programs. Some faculty fear the college is safeguarding one tradition by sacrificing another.

July 17, 2014

By staying on the sidelines, colleges and professors of liberal arts and sciences have helped teacher education go off track. It's time for them to get more involved, writes Stephen Mucher.

July 15, 2014

Coursera has come under attack after an instructor conducted a social experiment on his students, but the MOOC provider is sticking with its hands-off policies, saying they promote academic freedom.

July 11, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast looks at what's on the horizon in digital learning instruction.

In it, Rodney B. Murray, the host of The Pulse, discusses some of the trends in eLearning teaching and technology. He explores the 2014 Horizon Report and trends in pedagogy, among other things.

July 9, 2014

As colleges look for low-cost ways to globalize the on-campus learning experience, there's increasing interest in using the Internet to connect with international classrooms. 

June 27, 2014

As colleges turn to vendors for help on retention services, one company offers a way to give positive feedback to students.


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