Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 22, 2019
Study finds that student resistance to curriculum innovation decreases over time as it becomes the institutional norm, and that students increasingly link active learning to their learning gains over time.
Jan 18, 2019
The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

Surveys

Survey reveals their thoughts on Me Too (nearly half have seen complaints of harassment by professors in last year), the liberal arts (many are worried), criteria for program cuts (they don't favor just counting number of majors), general education, textbook costs, civility and more.

Booklets

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

November 16, 2018

A 100-year life requires a 60-year curriculum, writes Rovy Branon.

November 6, 2018
  • Bethel College, in Indiana, is starting an undergraduate major in computer science.
  • Cazenovia College is starting a bachelor of science and a bachelor of professional studies in finance.
November 2, 2018

As reach of big data and AI grows, UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveil plans for major expansions.

October 23, 2018

New Penn course is one of several efforts at colleges to try to get students to engage in quiet reflection and to set aside their phones and careerism.

October 18, 2018

Stephen J. Ceci, Scott O. Lilienfeld and Wendy M. Williams suggest a possible solution to the thorny debate over the practice.

October 15, 2018

College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum.

October 15, 2018

Colleges should use current events like the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh to foster understanding in our students, writes Karen Gross.

October 8, 2018

Arts and sciences faculty sticks with a three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink their language requirements.

September 20, 2018

There is absolutely no way to take a student’s work in any class and put a number or a letter to it in a way that couldn’t be done in another equally reasonable way, argues Dan Houck.

September 19, 2018

Asking everyone their preferred personal pronoun is not a good idea, argues Rachel N. Levin.

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