Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Mar 14, 2018
Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  


Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.


"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a free webinar to discuss the booklet's themes. Register for the event here.

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


July 1, 2016

Even if they could cheat without being penalized, most students will take an honest stab at homework questions, study finds.

June 30, 2016

As part of a new general-education program, Connecticut College rethinks the 100-level course.

June 29, 2016

Colleges are increasingly creating masculinity programs, aimed at boosting retention while encouraging students to rethink what it means to "be a man."

June 28, 2016

This month’s edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Jordan, vice president for higher ed markets at Knewton.

June 23, 2016

Major study of adaptive learning finds inconclusive results about its ability to improve outcomes and lower costs, but use at two-year colleges and in remedial courses shows potential.

June 22, 2016

University of Arizona has added faculty lines and a journal, and is planning a major conference and a master's program.

June 22, 2016

UCSD accused a student of copying from another person's midterm exam, but officials wouldn't reveal the identity of the other student or whether the two were sitting near each other.

June 21, 2016

Plymouth State plans to replace them with clusters. Restructuring and layoffs have professors scratching their heads.

June 16, 2016

Wayne State University drops what has been part of its general-education program for all students, raising the question of which fields are needed by all undergraduates.

June 10, 2016

At the University at Buffalo and the U of Virginia, professors fear that too many requirements and not enough thought about them may detract from students' learning. Both move toward more thematic approaches to general education.


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