Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 31, 2015
Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former university professor finds that a course lacks rigor or a sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

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

August 6, 2012

South Georgia Technical College will give students free texts starting this fall.

July 25, 2012

Yale will begin a Ph.D. program in fall 2013 to train aspiring law professors.

July 11, 2012

Another public institution embraces competency-based degree programs, this time with the help of a business.

July 11, 2012

Report concludes that deep, integrated learning, which starts in K-12 and continues through higher education, requires more attention from policy makers and institutions.

July 10, 2012

As he makes his own foray into distance education, John Thelin, who describes himself as the "archetypal Old Prof," tries to make sense of Inside Higher Ed’s recent survey of faculty views on the topic.

July 10, 2012

Flexible degrees gain popularity as students seek greater specialization in the expanding field of engineering.

June 25, 2012

The disciplines are needed more than ever and besieged more than ever, writes Peter Burian, who considers the ways scholars can respond.

June 19, 2012

Stanford introduces a way for students to get personal in its most popular iTunes U course.

June 19, 2012

The conclusion that remedial education has failed is based on flawed interpretations of data and unsupported assertions, write Hunter R. Boylan and Alexandros Goudas.

June 6, 2012

Western Governors U. says it will pay McGraw-Hill for course content based on how well students do with it. Pearson is also using the model.

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