Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 16, 2021
Florida is poised to pass a bill allowing students to record classes for personal use -- and to complain about professors who violate students' free expression. Idaho's higher ed budget is also on hold over lawmakers' concerns about diversity programs.
Jan 26, 2021
Survey of 850 instructors in introductory college courses finds professors to be exhausted, more confident in virtual learning -- and deeply concerned about the ability of disadvantaged students to continue their studies.


Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Wiley, Oracle, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.


"Building High-Quality Online Learning" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

You may download a free copy of the print-on-demand booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed will offer a free webcast on the themes of this compilation on Tuesday, March 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Please register to participate here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the support of D2L.


December 4, 2020
December 3, 2020

Author discusses his new book to promote more effective teaching in colleges and universities.


December 2, 2020

Students, professors and administrators need a deeper understanding of how human disparities have developed, why they persist and how they evolve over time, write William A. Darity Jr., Malachi Hacohen and Adam Hollowell.

November 24, 2020

California State University will require students to take ethnic studies, but the faculty and system remain divided over how to put the new requirement into place.

November 20, 2020

Jonathan Zimmerman's critique of college teaching doesn't account for the significant investment that many institutions and organizations have made in professional development for the faculty.

November 18, 2020

A group of non-Black scholars, Learning Scientists for Racial Justice, invites other professors to work together to strengthen teaching and take concrete actions in support of Black lives.

November 10, 2020
November 3, 2020
  • Albany Law School announced a new suite of online graduate programs for professionals seeking to advance their careers in human resources. The program is called Human Resources: Law, Leadership, and Policy, and it is offered in three tracks: as a master of science in legal studies concentration; as an LL.M. concentration; or as an advanced professional certificate.
November 2, 2020

We know about gender bias in student ratings of professors. A new study finds the same, troubling trend in evaluations of teaching assistants.

October 28, 2020

In educational institutions today, students must grapple with real life-and-death decisions, writes Rita Kirk.



September 26, 2018

A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren't yet ready for prime time.

September 19, 2018

The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

August 8, 2018

An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

July 10, 2018

Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

June 11, 2018

An organization that supported technology efforts at liberal arts colleges has closed amid increased competition from groups offering similar services.

June 6, 2018

Science instructors share digital tools they use -- from virtual reality to 3-D printing -- to help students connect to the material.

June 6, 2018

We need to do better in making course materials available to cash-strapped undergraduates and letting them interact with the texts and ideas, Sheila Liming argues.

April 18, 2018

Engineering students in Michigan will troubleshoot circuits and then swap findings with students in Ireland to complete their projects.

March 21, 2018

These new technologies have much to offer colleges and their students, but if we are not careful how we incorporate them, the risks may outweigh the gains, Vincent Del Casino Jr. writes.

March 7, 2018

Face-to-face instruction is superior in so many ways, writes Christopher Schaberg.



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