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

January 13, 2012

The president of a private liberal arts university takes the helm at a community college. It's a rare career move, but the two institutions -- and the two jobs -- have a lot in common.

January 12, 2012

Hoping to save money and improve graduation rates, Purdue announces shift from semesters to trimesters.

January 11, 2012

At MLA, literature professors consider the non-literary values behind first-year reading programs -- and how such programs play out in the classroom.

January 11, 2012

Two young companies try to elbow their way into the learning-management market, while another looks to subvert it from the outside.

January 4, 2012

Language and literature scholars have embraced technology in their research, but can they win tenure on it?

December 23, 2011

Daytona State reins in a plan to push students and faculty toward electronic textbooks.

December 20, 2011

MIT's new open course initiative may shake the foundations of the higher ed credentialing system.

December 13, 2011

How close can Stanford's computer science department get to offering world-class courses for free?

December 7, 2011

When classes of 100 are common, and it takes 500 to be considered "ultra-large," can instructors connect with students?

December 7, 2011

What, if anything, can a former hedge fund analyst and his motley crew of Silicon Valley number-crunchers teach higher education?

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