Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
May 12, 2017
The university brings its active-learning initiative to regional campuses, seeking to boost student engagement.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

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

March 14, 2017

Communication professor establishes ground rules for political conversations with his students in class. Could they be useful to other academics struggling with how to encourage productive conversations about the president, while not losing control of the syllabus?

March 8, 2017

While Calvin College seeks to ensure that the values that guide its teaching and scholarship will be Christian, it still encourages critical thinking, writes Michael K. Le Roy.

March 7, 2017

Study details tool to help professors measure how much active learning is happening in their classrooms.

March 2, 2017

As Tennessee’s Promise program expands to include adult students, other community college scholarship programs are figuring out how to replicate its success.

February 28, 2017

UNC board members want law school’s civil rights center to be barred from lawsuits and suing the state -- which the center has done with success in the past.

February 28, 2017

New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."

February 28, 2017

We should acknowledge that many Americans believe that higher education is indoctrination in the dogmas of liberalism, writes Steven C. Bahls, and ask why this perception exists and what we can do to change it.

February 28, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s assertion that faculty members tell students what to say and think distorts a basic fact: most professors are dedicated to teaching their students to think independently and critically, argues Susan Resneck Pierce.

February 24, 2017

Various surveys look at biggest academic challenges international students face and the availability of professional development opportunities for professors teaching in intercultural classrooms.

February 24, 2017

 David N. Figlio and Morton Schapiro share the results of a study in which they examined what, if any, link exists between the two.

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