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. 


August 25, 2016

After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect.

August 22, 2016

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, Republican in a tight re-election battle, says quality documentaries could replace many instructors, and blames tenured professors for preserving the "higher education cartel."

August 22, 2016

Graduates of the most selective institutions earn more -- even when controlling for factors that earlier made some doubt such findings -- but maybe not as much more as many think.

August 18, 2016

Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

August 16, 2016

When students focus their attention on grades and how they are performing, learning may not result, writes Joseph Holtgreive.

August 10, 2016

Traditional colleges including Northeastern University and Bellevue College are entering the coding boot camp market by partnering with boot camp providers or by creating their own programs.

August 9, 2016

More colleges are issuing digital badges to help their students display skills to employers or graduate programs, and colleges are tapping vendor platforms to create a verified form of the alternative credentials.

August 8, 2016

College of Charleston professor says he's been forced out of a job for refusing to list learning outcomes to please an accreditor. He's suing and says academic freedom is being violated.

July 27, 2016

Philadelphia-based start-up Yellowdig is betting it can help students connect with their peers -- and faculty members understand what captures students' attention.

July 26, 2016

While most faculty members are still unaware of open educational resources, use in introductory courses nearly rivals that of traditional textbooks, study finds.


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