Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 31, 2015
Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former university professor finds that a course lacks rigor or a sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

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

April 20, 2012

For two decades, Brownsville's community college and university shared almost everything. Now they're separating, posing challenges and opportunities for both sides.

April 19, 2012

Pearson announces new self-paced, general education courses in hope of catching overflow from crowded colleges. Ivy Tech cautiously becomes its first partner.

April 18, 2012

With help from venture-backed company, Princeton, Penn and U. of Michigan announce they will become the latest high-profile universities to offer free, interactive courses to massive online audiences.

April 18, 2012

Focusing more on conveying an understanding of social problems, Warren Wilson College updates its required service learning program.

April 17, 2012

Young academics are bringing Plato to the masses in the back of a Brooklyn bar, one 12-person seminar at a time.

April 13, 2012

In the most comprehensive review to date of automated essay grading software, U. of Akron researchers find little difference between grades of robot and human readers.

April 4, 2012

Connecticut lawmakers want to eliminate all non-credit remedial courses. While a compromise is likely to emerge, the state's approach is seen as visionary by some, foolish by others.

March 28, 2012

Westminster College's outgoing president looked back at his career using the same e-portfolio required of students. In the process, he learned more about himself.

March 26, 2012

Defiance College's leader opens his home every weeknight for students to read and do their homework.

March 22, 2012

Faculty groups at CUNY sue to fight general education requirements, saying graduation rate obsession will lead to weaker academic rigor.

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