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.


July 10, 2012

As he makes his own foray into distance education, John Thelin, who describes himself as the "archetypal Old Prof," tries to make sense of Inside Higher Ed’s recent survey of faculty views on the topic.

July 10, 2012

Flexible degrees gain popularity as students seek greater specialization in the expanding field of engineering.

June 25, 2012

The disciplines are needed more than ever and besieged more than ever, writes Peter Burian, who considers the ways scholars can respond.

June 19, 2012

Stanford introduces a way for students to get personal in its most popular iTunes U course.

June 19, 2012

The conclusion that remedial education has failed is based on flawed interpretations of data and unsupported assertions, write Hunter R. Boylan and Alexandros Goudas.

June 6, 2012

Western Governors U. says it will pay McGraw-Hill for course content based on how well students do with it. Pearson is also using the model.

May 31, 2012

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Mary Ann Gawelek, provost of Seton Hill University, discussing how the institution's iPad experiment has fared.

May 25, 2012
Despite the high-profile buzz, elite universities’ move online won’t be what upends the higher ed market, writes Ryan Craig.
May 23, 2012

The New York arts school will soon offer online classes to K-12 students. Juilliard officials say music has a place in digital education that has been largely overlooked to this point.

May 22, 2012

In a study spanning six public universities, students taught statistics mainly through software learned as much as peers taught primarily by humans. And the robots got the job done quicker.


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