Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 06, 2015
Southern Utah University goes all in with an experiment on general education, combining 13 courses into one year of material that eight professors jointly teach.


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 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.

October 18, 2013

Each year, David Lydic's students ask him the same questions. So sometimes he has to just let his shirt do the talking.

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. 


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