Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 26, 2017
Collapse of undergraduate curricular reform at Duke illustrates the difficulty of building consensus on just what students need to learn.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

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

February 11, 2014

Replacing a required humanities course with a class based on the popular self-help book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has faculty up in arms at one community college.

February 6, 2014

Did the plagiarism detection software Turnitin cut "unoriginal writing" by almost 40 percent? Not so fast, one researcher says.

January 31, 2014

President joins the ranks of politicians who suggest liberal arts disciplines don't lead to jobs.

January 27, 2014

Presenters at the Association of American Colleges and Universities' annual meeting see plenty of uses for e-portfolios -- as long as institutions look beyond the hype.

January 27, 2014

Administrators make the case for general education pathways at conference session.

January 21, 2014

If we only focus on the practical skills students acquire by studying the humanities, we lose sight of their most useful value of all: to help us live meaningful lives, writes Dan Edelstein.

January 21, 2014

A liberal arts college in Idaho is trying a new approach to ensure depth as well as breadth in the student experience.

 

January 13, 2014

Electronic advising systems have plenty of potential, writes Melinda Mechur Karp. But they will fall short without more attention to the messy, human side educational technology.

January 10, 2014

Patti Adler will stay on at U. of Colorado, but blasts the way the university questioned a class lesson on prostitutes.

January 9, 2014

This month's edition of our monthly technology podcast features an interview with Ohio State University's Matthew W. Stoltzfus, whose chemistry course enrolled 100,000 on iTunes U.

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