Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 06, 2015
Southern Utah University goes all in with an experiment on general education, combining 13 courses into one year of material that eight professors jointly teach.


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.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


August 23, 2012

With job training in mind, Pennsylvania's regional public universities go big on offering credit for prior learning and stackable credentials.

August 21, 2012

Edward Burger shares an unusual approach he has taken to show students how great ideas are really created -- and how they can learn through their mistakes.

August 20, 2012

Elite colleges that identify themselves as non-vocational resist awarding credit for internships, even as they face pressure to do so, study finds.

August 17, 2012

World Education University, a company that wants to underwrite "free" degree programs by selling access to student information, exemplifies new wave of higher ed entrepreneurship.

August 7, 2012

Can a 27-year-old create a college from scratch to serve low-income students in Pittsburgh?

August 6, 2012

If colleges want to encourage faculty members to innovate in teaching, they should consider a new approach to course evaluations, writes Alison Byerly.

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.


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