Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 21, 2022
Course syllabi set the tone for the whole semester. With the help of a new tool kit, some instructors are overhauling theirs to make them more welcoming, inclusive and focused on student success.
Jan 26, 2021
Survey of 850 instructors in introductory college courses finds professors to be exhausted, more confident in virtual learning -- and deeply concerned about the ability of disadvantaged students to continue their studies.


Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 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. 21, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Wiley, Oracle, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.


"Digital Teaching and Learning" is a new compilation of articles and essays from the pages of Inside Higher Ed. This free print-on-demand collection is available for download here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast on the themes of this booklet on Thursday, June 9, at 2 p.m. Eastern. You may register for the webcast here.

This compilation was made possible in part by the financial support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


November 9, 2021
November 4, 2021
  • Bowie State University is starting a certificate program in data analytics.
  • North Carolina State University has started a master’s degree in management, risk and analytics.
  • Salem State University has launched a new bachelor of science in health-care studies and Spanish.
October 26, 2021

Explaining the pedagogical, learning and communal benefits of OER.

October 26, 2021
October 12, 2021
October 7, 2021

Two experts on student learning discuss how colleges and professors can gauge whether and how much the pandemic set back students on their educational paths.

September 29, 2021

A new survey sheds light on the current digital divide in higher education -- and what faculty can do about it in their classrooms, writes Nicole Barbaro.

September 27, 2021
  • Buffalo State College, of the State University of New York, has a new master’s degree in dietetics.
  • Campbellsville University is launching a school of chiropractic medicine.
September 22, 2021
  • Agnes Scott College is starting a master of arts in clinical mental health counseling and a master of science in health sciences and in health communications.
  • New York University is starting an M.S. in health law and strategy.
September 17, 2021

Global survey finds that although academics believe they met their objectives, students received a “lower-quality” education.



April 12, 2017

The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

April 5, 2017

Elite U.S. and international programs are starting to offer online courses so they are more accessible and affordable -- and to attract new students to their campuses. 

April 5, 2017

Learners seek answers to basic questions, such as tuition costs and campus life, but most schools bury that information -- and many students haven't figured out how to find it.



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