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

October 29, 2012

Faculty representatives at AAUP conference suggest improved communication and proactive approaches as ways to increase the standing of professors' governance bodies.

October 29, 2012

MOOCs are changing the relationships that are at the center of higher education, and those changes could end up affecting all colleges, writes Alison Byerly.

October 24, 2012

New survey of faculty members finds decreased time on teaching, gender differences in classroom approaches, and more stress in the public than private sector. Plus new data on part-timers.

October 17, 2012

With purchase of EmbanetCompass, company seeks to expand its existing services helping colleges take their academic programs into cyberspace.

October 16, 2012

It's time for traditional disciplines to replace term papers with skills that will help graduates throughout their careers, writes Michael Staton.

October 16, 2012

Smarterer's assessments aren't a threat to higher ed, for now, but offer job-seekers a way to go beyond the academy to show employers what they know.

October 15, 2012

Stanford professor goes public on attacks she has received over her work on mathematics education, and raises the question of the difference between "responsible disagreement and academic bullying."

October 12, 2012

In speech to members of online learning group, Sebastian Thrun -- of celebrated massive Stanford online course -- acknowledges extent to which new efforts build on their work.

October 11, 2012

Dysfunctional national discourse prompts Paul Gary Wyckoff to think about what he really wants students to learn.

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