Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 30, 2015
Colleges are searching for new ways to communicate with students electronically. Could texting be the answer?


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.


October 15, 2013

Gallup survey finds majority of adults see online courses as equal to or better than classroom-based courses in several key ways.

October 11, 2013

We know remarkably little about which college instructors are effective and which are not, and there's a relatively straightforward way to find out, Matthew M. Chingos argues.

October 9, 2013

If you want your students to behave in class, focus on your credibility, and avoid self-deprecation, study suggests.

October 8, 2013

UniversityNow signs up more than 1,000 students for low-cost, competency-based degree programs without the lure of federal financial aid. 

October 7, 2013

At gathering focused on global learning, faculty and others discuss diverse strategies for integrating it within the curriculum.

October 3, 2013

U. of Southern Maine is latest institution to consider closing its physics department. Are there disciplines whose lack of popularity with the masses shouldn't doom them?

October 1, 2013

Math and science exposure has a bigger influence on whether high school students plan to major in a STEM field than does math achievement, new research indicates. 

September 26, 2013

After months on the fence, Wake Forest University joins 2U's Semester Online consortium just as its fall pilot gets under way, but initial student interest at some institutions has been tepid.

September 23, 2013

A new, much discussed comparison of student learning from non-tenure-track and tenure-track instructors downplayed its limitations and has been widely misunderstood, writes Edward Kazarian.

September 19, 2013

Seven states partner up to ensure that student veterans earn college credit for service, while also calling for help from ACE and the Pentagon.


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