Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 29, 2016
Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

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

July 22, 2013

Carl Weinberg was one of the Indiana professors who used Howard Zinn's work. He writes of finding out that his curricular choices were subject of angry e-mail by his then-governor.

July 18, 2013

San Jose State's experiment with MOOC provider attracted enormous attention when it was launched. But students didn't do as well as they did in traditional classes.

July 16, 2013

Amid newsroom cutbacks and a rapidly changing media landscape, journalism schools are trying to find ways to adapt. USC is crunching a two-year master's into nine months. At Columbia, the concentration requirement will be eliminated.

July 12, 2013

It's not just what we teach, writes Kim A. Wilcox, but how we convey the passion of the process.

July 11, 2013

Scott L. Newstok writes that it's time for skeptics of massive distance education to define what they value in the classroom.

July 5, 2013

Five professors in the field answer criticism that they say is based on an out-of-date idea about what goes on in their classrooms.

July 1, 2013

MOOCs, competency-based education and other reforms are worthy ideas, writes Dan Greenstein. But in the chase for the next big thing, some have forgotten the goal of improving higher education, not just making it more efficient.

June 28, 2013

Professors send students to the personal ads to learn an important science-writing skill.

June 24, 2013

Lawyers and a disability rights advocate stressed that faculty members must be proactive rather than reactive in making sure their online courses and materials are accessible for students with disabilities.

June 24, 2013

Florida Atlantic rehires instructor at center of controversial class exercise involving the name "Jesus." University reconsiders ban on exercise. Faculty Senate finds administrators "dismally failed" on academic freedom.

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