Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 22, 2016
Study links certain traits of undergraduate education to success in life: meaningful interaction with professors, studying a variety of fields outside the major and having classroom talks that go to issues of ethics and life.

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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics, in collaboration with Gallup.

On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will share and analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here.

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

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. 

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?

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