Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 06, 2015
Southern Utah University goes all in with an experiment on general education, combining 13 courses into one year of material that eight professors jointly teach.


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.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


April 17, 2012

Young academics are bringing Plato to the masses in the back of a Brooklyn bar, one 12-person seminar at a time.

April 13, 2012

In the most comprehensive review to date of automated essay grading software, U. of Akron researchers find little difference between grades of robot and human readers.

April 4, 2012

Connecticut lawmakers want to eliminate all non-credit remedial courses. While a compromise is likely to emerge, the state's approach is seen as visionary by some, foolish by others.

March 28, 2012

Westminster College's outgoing president looked back at his career using the same e-portfolio required of students. In the process, he learned more about himself.

March 26, 2012

Defiance College's leader opens his home every weeknight for students to read and do their homework.

March 22, 2012

Faculty groups at CUNY sue to fight general education requirements, saying graduation rate obsession will lead to weaker academic rigor.

March 21, 2012

Lasell College mandates that all faculty use basic features in the online learning platform, sparking discussion of traditional colleges, LMS usage and the "data revolution."

March 16, 2012

The University of Virginia hopes a new program brings more interdepartmental collaboration -- and fewer specialized centers -- to campus.

March 15, 2012

A University of Chicago sentence-making website celebrates academic writing, and might prompt a chuckle.

March 15, 2012

British government's major investment in initiative to improve university teaching failed to raise standards, a study finds.


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