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.


June 5, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Dina Leytes, who chairs the intellectual property and new media practice at Philadelphia's Griesing Law firm.

June 3, 2014

The Department of Education slices its online enrollment data to show which students enroll in online courses, and where.

June 3, 2014

Michael Roth considers what higher education would become if it consisted only of vocational training.

May 29, 2014

Seven humanities professors offer 10 reasons that "trigger warnings" are counterproductive.

May 29, 2014

Angus Johnston thinks the concept is a worthy addition to a syllabus and promotes good teaching values.

May 28, 2014

MLA urges radical changes in Ph.D. education, including shorter time to degree, new forms for the dissertation and greater emphasis on learning to teach.

May 22, 2014

Students and the colleges that teach them need not focus on only hard and soft skills, writes Gloria Cordes Larson.

May 20, 2014

Research is playing a bigger role in faculty evaluations, while collegiality is declining in importance, study suggests. Student evaluations remain important in assessing faculty, but could be given less weight going forward.

May 15, 2014

Glenn C. Altschuler considers how the new book 'Beyond the University' reviews the ideas of key American thinkers, and the disconnect between those ideas and today's debates about higher education.

May 12, 2014

Sally Johnstone and Thad Nodine describe what Western Governors University has learned as it works on new competency-based programs with 11 community colleges.


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