Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 29, 2016
The university's note to new students sets off national debate on safe spaces, trigger warnings and more. Presidents of Bowdoin and Yale, with different tone, urge engagement with uncomfortable ideas.

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

December 19, 2014

As we debate the Obama administration's plan for rating colleges, it's worth noting that the most important thing that goes on in higher ed is missing from the framework, write Carol Geary Schneider and Daniel F. Sullivan.

December 15, 2014

To promote real growth by students, colleges need to stop helping them avoid everything that dismays or offends, writes Judith Shapiro.

December 2, 2014

Elite research universities, which have been leaders in exporting modular courses and resources to other colleges, are considering using them at their own campuses.

December 2, 2014

It's time for professors to move beyond complaining about how students are distracted by social media, writes Michelle Miller. Faculty members need to teach about why attention matters.

December 1, 2014

As international student enrollments have skyrocketed, U.S. universities are just starting to sort out the implications for the classroom. Do professors need to adjust grading expectations for written assignments?

November 24, 2014

Current efforts devalue learning and the responsibility of students for their own success, writes Christopher B. Nelson.

November 21, 2014

To combat the skepticism found in Inside Higher Ed's faculty survey on technology, colleges must give professors more control over how online courses are developed and delivered, Marie Norman argues.

November 20, 2014

This year's winners hail from Pennsylvania State University Berks, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Stanford University and Monroe Community College.

November 13, 2014

Survey of undergraduate instructors suggests increased attention on student-centered teaching and ongoing concerns about diversity and adjunct working conditions. 

November 13, 2014

Much of the analysis in the humanities in recent decades has been embarrassing and has hurt serious scholarship, writes Mark Bauerlein.

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