Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 19, 2016
Advice from consultant, including that to limit courses with high failure rates, is unwelcome to Illinois State professors. But the university and the consultant say their focus is student success, not student smooth sailing.


Jan. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers queries provosts and other academic leaders on a wide range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Feb. 16, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from IBM, Academic Partnerships, Rafter and Jenzabar.


"The Evolution of Distance Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

The print-on-demand booklet features articles about a range of institutions and approaches.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed featured a webinar on October 13 in which its editors and reporters discussed the themes of the booklet. Click here to listen to the webinar.

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


February 22, 2013

Peter Stokes takes a peek inside the latest laboratory spawned by MIT and Harvard -- edX, the nonprofit MOOC provider.

February 20, 2013

Florida International University has embarked on an ambitious effort to internationalize the curriculum and assess students' global learning.

February 19, 2013

Professors rally behind a high school teacher who says No Child Left Behind has created a generation of test-takers unprepared for higher education.

February 19, 2013

Long Beach City College and South Texas College work with local high schools to prevent students from falling into the quagmire of remedial courses, and placement tests aren't the answer.

February 18, 2013

Bob Blaisdell explains why his remedial English students so dislike writing in class -- and why he needs to get them comfortable doing so.

February 12, 2013

Returning to his alma mater to teach, William Bradley thinks about the real lessons for undergraduates and for their professors.

February 8, 2013

Eric Cantor's proposal to end funding of social science research is foolish, and could do real damage to American capabilities, writes Carol Geary Schneider.

February 7, 2013

American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.

February 7, 2013

Colleges can identify those at risk of dropping out, and then provide services and adopt policies to keep these students enrolled, writes Robert J. Sternberg.

February 5, 2013

The "Prairie Home Companion" jokes about English majors are based on faulty assumptions about the job market, and should stop, writes Robert Matz.


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