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

December 7, 2011

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

December 5, 2011

Enrollment growth in Middle Eastern language programs is slowing. For modern Hebrew, numbers are down.

 
November 18, 2011

Study suggests that private colleges with many such programs may pay a price in tuition and research revenues.

November 15, 2011

Central Michigan U. professor tries improving his presentations by taking them outside the classroom, then blowing them to pieces.

October 17, 2011
When public university leaders kill programs in crucial disciplines on the basis of low enrollments, they distort the responsibilities of professors and administrators, writes Rebecca Gould.
October 7, 2011

Dominican U. of California tries a four-course sequence to teach new students how we ended up where we are.

October 5, 2011
Citing demographic and pedagogic trends, growing number of colleges rename departments "world" or "modern" languages.
September 27, 2011

The way professors prefer to teach may not match the way students can gain the most, writes Robert J. Sternberg.

September 22, 2011
Brendan Boyle considers the fictions of summer reading programs.
September 7, 2011
Survey finds that male and female college students pursue science and technology degrees for different reasons -- and they agree that K-12 preparation should be improved.

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