Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 09, 2015
Lynn University will issue a semester's worth of college credits for Lynn students who complete a 16-week program at General Assembly, a nonaccredited skills boot camp. Will other colleges follow?


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.


October 17, 2011
When public university leaders kill programs in crucial disciplines on the basis of low enrollments, they distort the responsibilities of professors and administrators, writes Rebecca Gould.
October 7, 2011

Dominican U. of California tries a four-course sequence to teach new students how we ended up where we are.

October 5, 2011
Citing demographic and pedagogic trends, growing number of colleges rename departments "world" or "modern" languages.
September 27, 2011

The way professors prefer to teach may not match the way students can gain the most, writes Robert J. Sternberg.

September 22, 2011
Brendan Boyle considers the fictions of summer reading programs.
September 7, 2011
Survey finds that male and female college students pursue science and technology degrees for different reasons -- and they agree that K-12 preparation should be improved.
September 2, 2011
Academics can answer critics of higher education by changing the narrative about what happens in college, writes Linda M. Grasso.
August 22, 2011

A two-year anthropological study of student research habits shows that students are in dire need of help from librarians, but are loath to ask for it.

August 2, 2011

Many of the students in today's college writing classroom are career-oriented and have little interest in literature; they also may not be native speakers of English. A traditional approach to teaching writing -- through reading and writing about classic literature -- may not reach these students.

July 29, 2011

Some colleges think they can increase students' engagement with Foursquare, a popular location-based site. Are they right?


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