Teaching and Learning
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.
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.
Students select or reject majors based in large part on the quality of the first college instructor they have in the discipline, new research finds.
It its industrial approach to efficiency, competency-based education shortchanges less-affluent student and contributes to stratification, Amy Slaton writes.
Law education has been a bit beleaguered lately. A new book shows what's still right about legal education and where it needs to go.
In teaching, it's ultimately about the ability of a professor to make a personal, intellectual connection and force a student to think some more, writes Brent Chesley.
Politicians who marginalize the humanities forget the values that created the United States, and imperil its civil society, write Carol Geary Schneider and David Townsend.
After investigation of professor accused of promoting religious views in a science course, Ball State U.'s president says intelligent design shouldn't be taught in such classes.
Carl Weinberg was one of the Indiana professors who used Howard Zinn's work. He writes of finding out that his curricular choices were subject of angry e-mail by his then-governor.
San Jose State's experiment with MOOC provider attracted enormous attention when it was launched. But students didn't do as well as they did in traditional classes.
Amid newsroom cutbacks and a rapidly changing media landscape, journalism schools are trying to find ways to adapt. USC is crunching a two-year master's into nine months. At Columbia, the concentration requirement will be eliminated.
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