Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 29, 2016
Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

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

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.

January 29, 2013

Clear evidence shows an impact on teaching methods and the learning experience, write Stephen L. Benton and William H. Pallett.

January 28, 2013

President Obama and other politicians shouldn't embrace science and technology by neglecting history and other fields, writes Kenneth Pomeranz.

January 25, 2013

Knewton says its data-rich system can read students' minds. The company has landed Arizona State and Pearson as partners -- will the rest of higher education follow?

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