Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 19, 2016
Advice from consultant, including that to limit courses with high failure rates, is unwelcome to Illinois State professors. But the university and the consultant say their focus is student success, not student smooth sailing.


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.


"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. 


June 19, 2014

Survey suggests students in fully online programs are motivated by furthering their careers -- and that they will look outside their home states to do so.

June 18, 2014

DNA pairs with IPA in a new program aimed at bringing science to the masses.

June 17, 2014

Andrew Joseph Pegoda says it's time to stop talking and thinking about teaching and learning with a term focused on children, not adults.

June 17, 2014

If faculty members want students to act like adults, they should treat them as adults, writes Sean A. Valles.

June 16, 2014

Philosopher professor encourages faculty in all disciplines to liven up course sessions with radical but ancient teaching technique.

June 10, 2014

Participants in the Gates-funded MOOC Research Initiative discuss their results -- and the pains of working with MOOC data.

June 9, 2014

We can't teach everything, but we can try to engage more students, and a more diverse student body, writes Clark G. Ross.

June 6, 2014

A Vermont college's new curricular venture enables students to self-publish books -- a project officials hope will aid a largely first-generation student body and give humanities students a "deliverable" for the future.

June 5, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Dina Leytes, who chairs the intellectual property and new media practice at Philadelphia's Griesing Law firm.

June 3, 2014

The Department of Education slices its online enrollment data to show which students enroll in online courses, and where.


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