Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 28, 2016
New series of grants seek to help institutions embed Reacting to the Past and other high-impact teaching practices in the undergraduate curriculum.

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

August 26, 2014

Daniel F. Chambliss writes about why professors need to -- and how they can do so.

August 25, 2014

Colleges need to focus on the right strategies for their institutions, not satisfying bureaucratic targets, writes Christopher B. Nelson.

August 21, 2014

Students fare better by skipping remediation and instead taking statistics with an additional workshop, new CUNY study finds, fueling state remedial reforms.

August 21, 2014

Judith Shapiro asks if academe is paying sufficient attention to all of the ways in which technology is changing the role of the professor and faculty-student interaction.

August 21, 2014

National study examines the nature of assignments -- and finds many of them lacking in creativity.

August 18, 2014

New analysis shows that students earn more credits in the humanities than in STEM -- but that humanities majors and STEM majors rarely find themselves in the same classroom.

August 18, 2014

The Education Department's new Online Skills Academy could be the first step to an alternative degree pathway, Paul LeBlanc writes, one that is nationally offered, low-cost and competency-based.

August 14, 2014

A visit to one of the country's most distinctive medical museums reminds Elizabeth H. Simmons how the humanities can bolster science and why science is best learned in social context.

August 14, 2014

Rather than threaten the humanities and other non-vocational fields, innovations in delivering education can strengthen them and ensure that more people have access to them, writes Gunnar Counselman.

August 12, 2014

Julie Wollman, a university president, shares what she learned about teaching and learning by taking a course -- in an unfamiliar subject -- with undergraduates.

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