Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 16, 2019
Longtime Stanford English professor says he's stepping down from a teaching a Native American literature course after students complained he was culturally insulting and possibly unqualified.
Jan 18, 2019
The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

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

Archive

July 31, 2018

Nearly a third of college students haven't completed a major writing assignment in college, but that's OK with them.

July 27, 2018

New study shows that splitting attention between lecture and cellphone or laptop use hinders long-term retention, and those in class suffer from others' use of devices.

July 24, 2018

A new study suggests that the old adage may not be the best way for students to learn.

July 24, 2018

Today, technological innovation and a rampant ideology of self seem to conspire against the acquisition of wisdom, writes Peter Starr, yet we still can teach it.

July 23, 2018

Colleges should focus on preparing students to be citizens, but there's little evidence many have integrated such education into their programs and courses, write Andrew J. Seligsohn and Thomas Erhlich.

July 19, 2018

College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

July 18, 2018

Report documents decline in numbers of majors but growth in new tracks. Of the specializations within major, writing is doing relatively well, and literature not so much.

July 17, 2018

Philosophers object to Claremont Graduate's decision to close its department and terminate tenured professors. Some see loss of an essential program.

July 17, 2018

Study after study has shown higher course pass rates than in traditional remedial courses, writes Alexandra W. Logue, so why doesn't everybody know about it?

July 10, 2018

Facing a budget cut and clogged general education courses, Stephen F. Austin optimized its course schedule to add faculty lines that paid for themselves, and then some.

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