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.


May 7, 2014

The technology entrepreneur Ray Henderson discusses his latest venture, In the Telling, in this month's edition of The Pulse podcast.

May 6, 2014

Southern New Hampshire University's College for America rolls out competency-based bachelor's degrees students can earn for $10,000 or less.

April 29, 2014

The push to deny working-class and first-generation students access to the liberal arts is inconsistent with American ideals and will not help these students find jobs either, writes William G. Durden.

April 28, 2014

The Common Core can help countless students succeed, and academic leaders should stand up for the project that is facing unfair attacks, write Dan Greenstein and Vicki Phillips.

April 24, 2014

All faculty members, not just those in writing programs, have a responsibility, writes Ellen Goldberger.

April 23, 2014

As the ed-tech investment community gathers at the Education Innovation Summit for a fifth year, some attendees are growing impatient about the lack of results.

April 22, 2014

Notre Dame will require two one-credit courses for all freshmen on studying, wellness and spirituality, but will no longer demand phys ed or the ability to swim.

April 22, 2014

Academe encourages professors to build ties connected to their research. But Judith Shapiro wants to know why the same attention isn't given to connections related to what goes on in the classroom.

April 22, 2014

Lipscomb University shows what competency-based education can look like in its blended form, both in-person and at a liberal arts college.

April 22, 2014

Incoming students in competency-based programs at Lipscomb University spend a long day trying to prove their baseline skills and behavior, with 30 college credits on the line. 


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