Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jun 23, 2015
UC Irvine moves toward a system in which doctorates can be earned in five years, half the norm for these fields at many institutions. Some departments embrace plan; they fear impact on dissertations and on adjuncts.

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

“Evolving Learning for the New Digital Era” is the latest in our series of print-on-demand booklets.

Articles focus on changing methods of teaching and learning -- and the strategies used by different institutions.

You may download the free booklet here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Blackboard.

Archive

September 9, 2013

Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.

September 9, 2013

At U. of Rochester, a hoax gives chemistry students a scare in their first class meeting.

September 9, 2013

Stanford University and the Khan Academy present a road map to change medical education -- and to bring students back to lecture halls.

August 28, 2013

Student performance is up, retention is down, and San Jose State University's partnership with a MOOC provider is still on pause for the fall.

August 26, 2013

President Obama endorses idea that legal education is too expensive and too long.

August 26, 2013

To teach a course about reality TV, Dominic Pettman turned his class into a reality TV show.

August 19, 2013

Can education be free and online and yet reject some of the choices made by proponents of massive open online courses? A class about to debut aims to show what's possible.

August 19, 2013

Mark Edmundson's latest book is a battle cry to professors and students who want to preserve a "real education," increasingly under threat, he says.

August 16, 2013

Competency-based education takes a major step forward in its challenge to seat time as College for America awards its first degree.

August 15, 2013

In report to faculty and students, UT president outlines principles for online education and asks for greater input from professors. 

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