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. 


November 19, 2012

Vow to cut grades by 10 percent for inappropriate classroom behavior sets off a debate about rights of students and faculty members.

November 19, 2012

A Catholic college ramps up its prior-learning assessment, with a high-touch approach and an eye toward granting credit for MOOCs.

November 16, 2012

A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.

November 15, 2012

2012 winners come from Dalton State, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Paradise Valley Community College and University of South Florida.

November 14, 2012

The American Council on Education's plan to pursue credit recommendations for Coursera's massive courses is among wave of MOOC-related grants announced by Gates Foundation.

November 13, 2012

Cheryl Reed reflects on the inspiring environment students created in one of her courses.

November 12, 2012

More states and public college systems are looking to prior-learning assessment to boost degree completion, thanks in part to nudges from state lawmakers and foundations.

November 5, 2012

A recent controversy involving the Gap is a perfect illustration of why business students need a liberal arts foundation, writes Amy Lewis.

October 29, 2012

Faculty representatives at AAUP conference suggest improved communication and proactive approaches as ways to increase the standing of professors' governance bodies.

October 29, 2012

MOOCs are changing the relationships that are at the center of higher education, and those changes could end up affecting all colleges, writes Alison Byerly.


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