Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 31, 2015
Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former university professor finds that a course lacks rigor or a sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

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 17, 2013

Following Stanford and MIT, Harvard University appoints its first vice provost for advances in learning.

September 11, 2013

The capability already exists to deliver "smart" content that adapts to help individual students learn best -- but all the technology tools won't work without significant faculty involvement, write John Cavanaugh.

September 11, 2013

Author of new book on academic dishonesty discusses strategies for reducing cheating while improving student learning.

September 10, 2013

Remember that distance education isn't a singular thing, and that many of the key debates also apply to traditional instruction, writes Joel Shapiro.

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.

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