Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 07, 2015
Study suggests having a high opinion of one's intellectual abilities is linked to better grades -- but not necessarily being a good team player.


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.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


November 6, 2013

In two separate analyses, researchers cast doubt about claims made by Purdue on the impact of its early-warning system on retention.

November 4, 2013

Have you ever wished you could tell a student what you really think? One professor recently did so, and regrets the way he did it (if not the substance).

November 1, 2013

Congress starts getting specific about higher education policy changes, with calls for deregulation and the expansion of competency-based education.

October 30, 2013

Despite a seemingly critical new study, the debate about flipping the classroom still tends to favor those in support.

October 22, 2013

An Australian report says the disappearance of prerequisites in science and mathematics fields has many students entering universities unprepared, and urges they be reintroduced.

October 22, 2013

William G. Durden considers why adaptive- and competency-based learning are attracting so much attention, and worries about their impact on traditional-age students.

October 21, 2013

More than 90 percent of students admit to using their digital devices for non-class activities during class, study finds.

October 21, 2013

Accelerated remediation starts to catch on at California community colleges, but might be slowed down by public university transfer policies.

October 21, 2013

The majority of faculty members are not using social media in the classroom, a new study finds, but the proportion of professors using social media is increasing. 

October 18, 2013

At University of Kentucky, a data-driven approach to student retention involves asking students about their tablet use and sleeping patterns.


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