Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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.

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.

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

December 11, 2015

One of the country's most idiosyncratic colleges has inspired an ambitious group of would-be founders, in Sitka, Alaska.

December 10, 2015

This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Don Kassner, CEO and president of ProctorU, which provides remote proctoring of online exams.

December 4, 2015

New study suggests that when it comes to writing assignments and instruction, quality -- not quantity -- matters most.

December 1, 2015

After spending millions on laptops and tablets for all students and upgrading its network infrastructure, Moravian College explores how it can use those investments to "redefine the classroom."

November 25, 2015

Southern New Hampshire U's College for America releases a promising early snapshot of the general-education learning and skills of students who are enrolled in a new form of competency-based education.

November 23, 2015

Kansas professor is on leave after students complain over her use of n-word and her statements on retention. Situation is latest to raise issues of racial sensitivity and academic freedom.

November 19, 2015

CASE and the Carnegie Foundation announce their annual Professor of the Year Awards, with winners from Illinois, Ohio and Texas.

November 16, 2015

A public university group is backing adaptive learning, with grants to encourage universities to use the personalized digital courseware across multiple introductory courses.

November 10, 2015

As universities seek to globalize, should they include internationally focused criteria in their tenure and promotion policies? A new report analyzes policies with such indicators.

November 9, 2015

Study's preliminary findings suggest that teaching quality and academic rigor are not necessarily stronger at prestigious institutions.

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