Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jun 23, 2015
UC Irvine moves toward a system in which doctorates can be earned in five years, half the norm for these fields at many institutions. Some departments embrace plan; they fear impact on dissertations and on adjuncts.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

“Evolving Learning for the New Digital Era” is the latest in our series of print-on-demand booklets.

Articles focus on changing methods of teaching and learning -- and the strategies used by different institutions.

You may download the free booklet here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Blackboard.

Archive

February 15, 2012

A Broadway play and a new collection of essays offer very different critiques of the creative writing workshop.

February 13, 2012

MITx opens registration for its first "interactive" massively open online course.

February 10, 2012

One Arizona bill would punish professors who violate FCC obscenity standards; another seeks to protect conservative faculty from alleged discrimination.

February 2, 2012

University of Michigan program aims to set national standards for rookie educators.

January 31, 2012

As liberal arts colleges reconnect with their activist roots, new programs take hold.

January 27, 2012

Could weaving the digital humanities into undergraduate education help improve students' information literacy?

January 27, 2012

Through a new company, professors at Dartmouth, Duke, Stanford, UVa and other high-profile institutions are making their courses available online free.

January 27, 2012

Should software replace professors in introductory language courses? Should colleges be splitting fees with a software company for helping to provide credit for such instruction?

January 23, 2012

As federal panel negotiates standards for teacher preparation programs, some question whether the task should be a federal responsibility at all.

January 20, 2012

Any digital textbook revolution that flows from Apple's splashy unveiling may be contingent on everybody adopting its vaunted computing tablet, experts say.

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