Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 22, 2016
Study links certain traits of undergraduate education to success in life: meaningful interaction with professors, studying a variety of fields outside the major and having classroom talks that go to issues of ethics and life.

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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics, in collaboration with Gallup.

On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will share and analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here.

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

January 14, 2013

The more financial support parents provide for college costs, the lower their children's grades, national study finds.

January 10, 2013

Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.

January 9, 2013

Coursera unveils fee-based, verified courses, which could generate revenue for the company and its university partners.

January 8, 2013

Annual survey finds that enrollments in online courses and programs grew at 9.3 percent rate, lowest level in a decade -- and that campus officials don't know what to make of MOOCs.

January 7, 2013

American Historical Association highlights lack of pedagogical preparation in Ph.D. programs.

January 7, 2013

Professors can change attitudes, but only by thinking about educational values, and not just grading policies, writes Cathy Davidson.

December 21, 2012

A stalwart of humanities and an online learning pioneer -- Catharine Stimpson and Ann Kirschner -- debate the pros and cons of technology-enabled higher education.

December 21, 2012

Historians and other academics are, contrary to what you may hear from critics of academe, working to define specific student outcomes and to promote accountability, writes Anne Hyde.

December 17, 2012

Michael Bugeja wants his students to come to class, but he has unusual rules to encourage them to do so.

December 11, 2012

A poem by Laurence Musgrove considers the state of student writing.

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