Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 18, 2017
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

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

October 18, 2016

Competency-based education can save money for colleges and students, a new report finds, but the efficiency gains won't come easily or without worries about the impact on academic quality.

October 17, 2016

In recent decades, library and information studies have focused on the information that libraries provide, shortchanging other key roles they play, writes Wayne A. Wiegand.

October 14, 2016

William Bradley describes the lasting impact a brilliant scholar and teacher of English Renaissance literature had on him -- both in the classroom and well beyond it.

October 13, 2016

U of Michigan starts a “yearlong conversation” about innovation in the classroom to determine what a public research university should look like in the 21st century.

October 10, 2016

Study suggests that whether students think their instructors have political bias is linked to attitudes about entitlement and grades, not what the professors are saying or doing.

October 7, 2016

After a racist incident occurred on the campus of Quinnipiac University, John Conley, a professor there, explored it in depth with his students and learned a lot about teaching.

October 6, 2016

New book explores what it means to be a scholar at a moment when every aspect of life in academe is being changed by technology.

October 4, 2016

American U student government launches campaign in support of mandatory trigger warnings -- despite a recently reaffirmed faculty stance against them.

October 4, 2016

To increase student access and affordability, and improve the business model, a college might want to establish a work program for all its students. Lyle D. Roelofs describes the benefits.

September 30, 2016

A major criticism from students who have dropped out of graduate school is the lack of support they received from their professors, write Melissa A. Brevetti and Dana Ford.

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