Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 29, 2016
Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

"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. 

Archive

August 11, 2014

It's time for students who leave MOOCs and the professors who teach them to stop apologizing, writes Jeffrey Pomerantz.

August 8, 2014

Princeton faculty panel urges end to limit on A-range grades. Wellesley professors publish journal article on unintended negative consequences of strict rules to combat grade inflation.

August 8, 2014

Fullbridge gets into the credential business by partnering with Concordia University Chicago on new graduate certificate aimed at veterans of the U.S. military.

August 7, 2014

U. of Wisconsin at Madison's second round of MOOCs will feature smaller, more focused courses that target local learners -- and activities beyond the last day of class.

July 31, 2014

Can a group of liberal arts colleges in the South -- institutions that value personal interaction -- win over faculty on blended learning?

July 23, 2014

The U.S. Education Department opens the door to more tests with competency-based education, which could help set a new regulatory framework. 

July 22, 2014

The California State U. System scales back plans to enroll a quarter of a million students through a centralized online portal -- a goal that failed to attract interest across its 23 campuses and that many professors questioned.

July 21, 2014

A report on MOOCs in Maryland classrooms delivers encouraging results, but faculty members say shaping a course around another instructor's content can be tricky.

July 21, 2014

As many women's colleges move to admit men, Mary Baldwin tries to preserve a single-sex institution by building up professional and graduate programs. Some faculty fear the college is safeguarding one tradition by sacrificing another.

July 17, 2014

By staying on the sidelines, colleges and professors of liberal arts and sciences have helped teacher education go off track. It's time for them to get more involved, writes Stephen Mucher.

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