Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Feb 20, 2018
New app seeks to shake up student ratings of instruction by promoting open-ended feedback in the moment, throughout the semester, so that the feedback becomes more constructive than punitive.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

Surveys

Inside Higher Ed/Gallup survey of academic officers finds concerns on free speech, academic freedom, economic challenges, tenure and textbooks -- while also finding confidence in institutions' academic health.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a free webinar to discuss the booklet's themes. Register for the event here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

June 3, 2014

The Department of Education slices its online enrollment data to show which students enroll in online courses, and where.

June 3, 2014

Michael Roth considers what higher education would become if it consisted only of vocational training.

May 29, 2014

Seven humanities professors offer 10 reasons that "trigger warnings" are counterproductive.

May 29, 2014

Angus Johnston thinks the concept is a worthy addition to a syllabus and promotes good teaching values.

May 28, 2014

MLA urges radical changes in Ph.D. education, including shorter time to degree, new forms for the dissertation and greater emphasis on learning to teach.

May 22, 2014

Students and the colleges that teach them need not focus on only hard and soft skills, writes Gloria Cordes Larson.

May 20, 2014

Research is playing a bigger role in faculty evaluations, while collegiality is declining in importance, study suggests. Student evaluations remain important in assessing faculty, but could be given less weight going forward.

May 15, 2014

Glenn C. Altschuler considers how the new book 'Beyond the University' reviews the ideas of key American thinkers, and the disconnect between those ideas and today's debates about higher education.

May 12, 2014

Sally Johnstone and Thad Nodine describe what Western Governors University has learned as it works on new competency-based programs with 11 community colleges.

May 7, 2014

The technology entrepreneur Ray Henderson discusses his latest venture, In the Telling, in this month's edition of The Pulse podcast.

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