Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Feb 23, 2015
Historians condemn recent attempt by Oklahoma legislature to defund AP American history curriculum for being too "negative."

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 will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

"The STEM Pipeline" is a free compilation of articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- exploring different strategies used by faculty members and institutions, and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

Inside Higher Ed will offer a free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet. You may sign up here for the webinar here.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

May 24, 2011

Report finds wide gaps in earning power of different majors. Women and minorities cluster in programs that don't pay off.

May 24, 2011

Georgetown College in Kentucky will attempt what may well be a first: a postsecondary foreign language immersion option for its general education courses.

May 19, 2011

Steve Allred, a provost, reflects on having taught freshmen for the first time in his career.

May 19, 2011

Survey courses in "Western Civilization," once a common component of undergraduate curriculums, have almost disappeared as a requirement at many large private research universities and public flagships, according to a study released Wednesday by the National Association of Scholars.

May 13, 2011

When you hit an awkward or incorrect sentence in a student essay, writes Mark Longaker, remember the learning process.

May 12, 2011

To get students more engaged in texts, some professors hold marathon sessions where students read the books out loud.

May 9, 2011

Some states see the online, competency-based Western Governors U. as a way to boost college completion rates without increasing higher ed spending; some professors see it as a parasite, not a panacea.

April 25, 2011

To broaden language offerings amid massive budget cuts, Pennsylvania higher ed system says it will offer distance degrees in Arabic.

April 15, 2011

Showing students how to read critically and formulate research queries is part of the teaching function of college libraries. But how do you teach students to read critically that which has no text?

That is the challenge Frances May, an adjunct librarian at the University of North Texas, took on when she decided to adapt her library’s orientation program to meet what she sees as a growing demand for “visual literacy” among today’s college students.

April 11, 2011

Study of freshman research papers suggests students don't really understand the sources they cite.

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