Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 24, 2015
'Instrument of torture' or building block of understanding? UCLA and other universities debate how much math, and what kind, is enough for life sciences majors.

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

Inside Higher Ed has released "New Debates About Accountability," our latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

As with other such booklets, the compilation curates news articles and opinion essays representing a range of views.

The booklet is free and a copy can be downloaded here.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on Wednesday, April 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

Archive

September 18, 2012

Colleges and policymakers could help more students succeed by making non-academic college readiness part of Common Core standards, write Melinda Mechur Karp and Rachel Hare Bork.

September 14, 2012

Harvard students -- just like Lance Armstrong -- have already reached a summit, so why do they feel the need to break the rules? That's what happens when we make outcomes more important than the experience, Steve Gimbel argues.

September 14, 2012

The Gates Foundation is ponying up to learn if MOOCs could work for remedial students, a departure from the current slate of MOOCs. Developmental education experts say the idea could work, but others remain skeptical.

September 7, 2012

Laurence Musgrove describes the complicated and ultimately rewarding nature of teaching.

September 6, 2012

It may not be easy for Harvard to address academic integrity issues raised by a cheating scandal.

 

August 27, 2012

Martin Puchner reflects on a summer school of lessons from Goethe, Pamuk and others.

August 23, 2012

With job training in mind, Pennsylvania's regional public universities go big on offering credit for prior learning and stackable credentials.

August 21, 2012

Edward Burger shares an unusual approach he has taken to show students how great ideas are really created -- and how they can learn through their mistakes.

August 20, 2012

Elite colleges that identify themselves as non-vocational resist awarding credit for internships, even as they face pressure to do so, study finds.

August 17, 2012

World Education University, a company that wants to underwrite "free" degree programs by selling access to student information, exemplifies new wave of higher ed entrepreneurship.

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