Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 23, 2017
Pitt’s arts and sciences faculty is divided over a proposal to eliminate a high school study exemption from foreign language requirement. Some say high school seat time is poor measure of proficiency, while others fear forcing too many students into language courses.

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 9, 2016

We in higher education talk a lot about access, but we rarely include in that discussion access for all students to a rich and genuinely diverse curriculum, argues W. Robert Connor.

December 8, 2016

With programs growing, graduate schools group tries to create a framework for curricula and expectations across diverse fields.

December 7, 2016

In a democracy, students need to learn to live with a high tolerance for ambiguity, writes José Antonio Bowen.

December 2, 2016

After the presidential election, how do faculty members most effectively teach students in a divisive climate? Shontavia Johnson and Jennifer Harvey provide concrete advice.

November 29, 2016

Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

November 29, 2016

The problem flows directly from the structure of the current college experience, writes Ben Paris.

November 28, 2016

The distress that students now feel over the election of Trump runs deeper than fear of what the administration plans to do, argues Mark Bauerlein. It signifies the fall of the diversity-sensitive propriety that has guided much of their lives.

November 18, 2016
November 16, 2016

IBM picks Blackboard and Pearson to bring the technology behind the Watson computer to colleges and universities.

November 15, 2016

The traditional definition of at-risk students is wrong, and we need to do more to help students caught in an institutional blind spot, write Angela Baldasare, Melissa Vito and Vincent J. Del Casino Jr.

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