Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jun 23, 2015
UC Irvine moves toward a system in which doctorates can be earned in five years, half the norm for these fields at many institutions. Some departments embrace plan; they fear impact on dissertations and on adjuncts.

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

“Evolving Learning for the New Digital Era” is the latest in our series of print-on-demand booklets.

Articles focus on changing methods of teaching and learning -- and the strategies used by different institutions.

You may download the free booklet here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

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

Archive

November 27, 2012

Math professor objected to the counting at Middlebury faculty meetings -- and the only way the college could keep them moving was to cut the number required for votes.

November 26, 2012

It's time to reject the idea that studying timeless disciplines is inconsistent with preparing for life success, writes William G. Durden.

November 19, 2012

Vow to cut grades by 10 percent for inappropriate classroom behavior sets off a debate about rights of students and faculty members.

November 19, 2012

A Catholic college ramps up its prior-learning assessment, with a high-touch approach and an eye toward granting credit for MOOCs.

November 16, 2012

A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.

November 15, 2012

2012 winners come from Dalton State, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Paradise Valley Community College and University of South Florida.

November 14, 2012

The American Council on Education's plan to pursue credit recommendations for Coursera's massive courses is among wave of MOOC-related grants announced by Gates Foundation.

November 13, 2012

Cheryl Reed reflects on the inspiring environment students created in one of her courses.

November 12, 2012

More states and public college systems are looking to prior-learning assessment to boost degree completion, thanks in part to nudges from state lawmakers and foundations.

November 5, 2012

A recent controversy involving the Gap is a perfect illustration of why business students need a liberal arts foundation, writes Amy Lewis.

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