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. 


March 21, 2014

Professors always tell their students to make ethical choices in using outside sources. But what about those students who misrepresent texts unintentionally?

March 20, 2014

Writing professors find themselves playing a critical and unexpected role in the education of veterans.

March 11, 2014

A California city makes a pitch for a new engineering campus at the American Council on Education's annual meeting.

March 10, 2014

Will Miller says it's just fine when students call him by his first name.

March 6, 2014

A survey of freshmen finds that while most high school students use online education websites on their own time, very few see fully online courses in their higher education future.

March 6, 2014

Katrina Gulliver is tired of students calling her by her first name -- and of professors who encourage the practice.

March 3, 2014

Despite the growth of online education, some colleges -- especially small liberal arts institutions -- have absolute bans on credit for such work. Some are starting to consider a shift.

February 28, 2014

After 50 years of teaching, Bernard Fryshman wants us to remember the importance of what happens in the traditional college classroom.

February 27, 2014

The idea of "students as consumers" continues to grow, and to erode key values in higher education, writes Nate Kreuter.

February 26, 2014

New book, In Defense of Disciplines, questions the rush to interdisciplinary work, and argues that the trend has eroded intellectual life and faculty power.


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