Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
May 07, 2015
Historians at Sacramento State are furious that an anthropology course has been deemed to meet a state requirement for study of American history.

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

Inside Higher Ed has released "New Debates About Accountability," our latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

As with other such booklets, the compilation curates news articles and opinion essays representing a range of views.

The booklet is free and a copy can be downloaded here.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on Wednesday, April 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

Archive

August 5, 2013

Politicians who marginalize the humanities forget the values that created the United States, and imperil its civil society, write Carol Geary Schneider and David Townsend.

August 1, 2013

After investigation of professor accused of promoting religious views in a science course, Ball State U.'s president says intelligent design shouldn't be taught in such classes.

July 22, 2013

Carl Weinberg was one of the Indiana professors who used Howard Zinn's work. He writes of finding out that his curricular choices were subject of angry e-mail by his then-governor.

July 18, 2013

San Jose State's experiment with MOOC provider attracted enormous attention when it was launched. But students didn't do as well as they did in traditional classes.

July 16, 2013

Amid newsroom cutbacks and a rapidly changing media landscape, journalism schools are trying to find ways to adapt. USC is crunching a two-year master's into nine months. At Columbia, the concentration requirement will be eliminated.

July 12, 2013

It's not just what we teach, writes Kim A. Wilcox, but how we convey the passion of the process.

July 11, 2013

Scott L. Newstok writes that it's time for skeptics of massive distance education to define what they value in the classroom.

July 5, 2013

Five professors in the field answer criticism that they say is based on an out-of-date idea about what goes on in their classrooms.

July 1, 2013

MOOCs, competency-based education and other reforms are worthy ideas, writes Dan Greenstein. But in the chase for the next big thing, some have forgotten the goal of improving higher education, not just making it more efficient.

June 28, 2013

Professors send students to the personal ads to learn an important science-writing skill.

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