Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Mar 14, 2018
Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  


Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.


"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a free webinar to discuss the booklet's themes. Register for the event here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.


November 14, 2017

Blackboard is getting ready to add a tool to its learning management system that would provide grading guidance based on algorithms, but some faculty members question need.

November 9, 2017

Professor’s essay about being harassed and raped by her late adviser sparks calls for public acknowledgment of the reasons for his past suspension from Stanford and the renaming of a disciplinary society mentorship award that bore his name.

November 9, 2017

It requires offering a broad-based education in which digital skills are developed throughout the entire curriculum and a wide array of co-curricular experiences, write Kimberly Cassidy and Gina Siesing.

November 3, 2017

What would it look like, Christopher S. Travers asks, if we celebrated the effort, growth and resiliency of black men just as much as we did their GPAs?

October 27, 2017

Four scholars describe what institutions can do -- and should not do -- to enhance the well-mentored undergraduate experience.

October 23, 2017

Emory’s department revamps curriculum -- and moves away from the traditional model in U.S. higher education.

October 20, 2017

Penn grad student says she’s under fire on campus and off for using a teaching technique that involves specifically calling on students from underrepresented groups.

October 10, 2017

Our nation needs strong teachers in every math and science classroom, writes E. Gordon Gee, but too few STEM experts choose to apply their talents to this important career path.

October 6, 2017

Research finds that traditional predictors of whether a student will cheat lose their value if a student dislikes the course.

October 5, 2017

Coker College shakes things up by allowing interested professors to break out of the 50-minute routine.


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