Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 20, 2017
Is an eight-to-one student-faculty ratio one to be cherished or seen as a luxury few colleges can afford? Debate at Whitman illustrates the tensions.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

Surveys

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.

Booklets

"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. 

Archive

September 10, 2013

Remember that distance education isn't a singular thing, and that many of the key debates also apply to traditional instruction, writes Joel Shapiro.

September 9, 2013

Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.

September 9, 2013

At U. of Rochester, a hoax gives chemistry students a scare in their first class meeting.

September 9, 2013

Stanford University and the Khan Academy present a road map to change medical education -- and to bring students back to lecture halls.

August 28, 2013

Student performance is up, retention is down, and San Jose State University's partnership with a MOOC provider is still on pause for the fall.

August 26, 2013

President Obama endorses idea that legal education is too expensive and too long.

August 26, 2013

To teach a course about reality TV, Dominic Pettman turned his class into a reality TV show.

August 19, 2013

Can education be free and online and yet reject some of the choices made by proponents of massive open online courses? A class about to debut aims to show what's possible.

August 19, 2013

Mark Edmundson's latest book is a battle cry to professors and students who want to preserve a "real education," increasingly under threat, he says.

August 16, 2013

Competency-based education takes a major step forward in its challenge to seat time as College for America awards its first degree.

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