Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Dec 08, 2016
With programs growing, graduate schools group tries to create a framework for curricula and expectations across diverse fields.

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

February 5, 2015

After bomb squad in Atlanta blew up a camera that was part of an art project, professors discuss how to teach students to balance creativity with responsibility.

February 4, 2015

Two-week boot camp to help veterans make the transition to college is spreading at selective institutions.

January 30, 2015

Higher education shouldn't rush to give up the credit hour, writes Johann Neem.

January 26, 2015

English departments at U. of Maryland and elsewhere respond to drop-offs -- some of them steep -- in English majors. 

January 23, 2015

Association of American Colleges and Universities highlights integrative liberal learning at annual meeting. But what is it?

January 23, 2015

Arizona State, facing criticism, agrees to pay more to some composition instructors assigned extra sections. But the university refuses to back down on courseloads that violate disciplinary standards.

January 20, 2015

Elliot Ratzman shares the commandments he gave his students this semester.

 

January 20, 2015

Survey finds that college students think they are being well-prepared with the skills and qualities needed for careers. Employers are dubious.

January 19, 2015

Whenever there is a cheating scandal, pundits and educators debate students' flaws, but James Ostrow writes that many of these incidents also point to flawed educational models.

January 14, 2015

Legal fight at University of Kansas over emails from a professor who has received funding from the Koch brothers sets off a debate about undue influence and academic freedom. 

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