Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 26, 2017
Collapse of undergraduate curricular reform at Duke illustrates the difficulty of building consensus on just what students need to learn.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

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

June 9, 2014

We can't teach everything, but we can try to engage more students, and a more diverse student body, writes Clark G. Ross.

June 6, 2014

A Vermont college's new curricular venture enables students to self-publish books -- a project officials hope will aid a largely first-generation student body and give humanities students a "deliverable" for the future.

June 5, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Dina Leytes, who chairs the intellectual property and new media practice at Philadelphia's Griesing Law firm.

June 3, 2014

The Department of Education slices its online enrollment data to show which students enroll in online courses, and where.

June 3, 2014

Michael Roth considers what higher education would become if it consisted only of vocational training.

May 29, 2014

Seven humanities professors offer 10 reasons that "trigger warnings" are counterproductive.

May 29, 2014

Angus Johnston thinks the concept is a worthy addition to a syllabus and promotes good teaching values.

May 28, 2014

MLA urges radical changes in Ph.D. education, including shorter time to degree, new forms for the dissertation and greater emphasis on learning to teach.

May 22, 2014

Students and the colleges that teach them need not focus on only hard and soft skills, writes Gloria Cordes Larson.

May 20, 2014

Research is playing a bigger role in faculty evaluations, while collegiality is declining in importance, study suggests. Student evaluations remain important in assessing faculty, but could be given less weight going forward.

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