Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
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Mar 22, 2023
Faculty members and administrators are struggling to stay ahead of disruptive AI progress, a new report suggests.
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.

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"Digital Teaching and Learning" is a new compilation of articles and essays from the pages of Inside Higher Ed. This free print-on-demand collection is available for download here.

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This compilation was made possible in part by the financial support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


November 11, 2022
Some professors provide students with barrier-free access to course information and materials, even when doing so requires extra work and leaves them feeling vulnerable.
November 10, 2022
A new study evaluates how six simple interventions, including quizzing students on academic honesty, appear to have reduced cheating in a computer science course.
November 9, 2022
Professors who incorporate Wikipedia-editing assignments into coursework enhance their students’ digital literacy skills while broadening their own roles—from educating college students to educating society.
November 7, 2022
Drury University is starting a master of science in physician assistant studies. Indiana University at Indianapolis is launching a master of science and Ph.D. in regenerative medicine and technologies.
October 31, 2022
Felician University is starting a B.S. in finance. St. Mary’s University, in Texas, has added a minor and a certificate in Mexican American studies. The College of New Jersey is starting a master of public policy.
October 28, 2022
Educause, the association of higher ed technology officials, highlights a need to move from data insight to data action, develop learning-first strategies regardless of modality, and lead with humility.
October 26, 2022
Artificial intelligence can now produce prose that accomplishes the learning outcomes of a college writing assignment. What does that say about the assignment?
October 24, 2022
And coming to terms with “robot writing” might just improve writing instruction, S. Scott Graham writes.
October 17, 2022
A focus on improving students’ critical reading skills, while essential, is missing from many conversations about student success, Alice S. Horning writes.
October 12, 2022
Students who use collaborative annotation tools learn and build community, according to a new study. Many faculty members are enthusiastic proponents of the tools, even while acknowledging their limitations.



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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