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

August 9, 2016

More colleges are issuing digital badges to help their students display skills to employers or graduate programs, and colleges are tapping vendor platforms to create a verified form of the alternative credentials.

August 8, 2016

College of Charleston professor says he's been forced out of a job for refusing to list learning outcomes to please an accreditor. He's suing and says academic freedom is being violated.

July 27, 2016

Philadelphia-based start-up Yellowdig is betting it can help students connect with their peers -- and faculty members understand what captures students' attention.

July 26, 2016

While most faculty members are still unaware of open educational resources, use in introductory courses nearly rivals that of traditional textbooks, study finds.

July 26, 2016

This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Gad, vice president of business development at ExamSoft.

July 25, 2016

Academic at center of dispute at Seattle University -- subject of lengthy sit-in demanding her ouster and protest defending her -- will retire.

July 20, 2016

Should an HBCU founded by black Civil War veterans shutter its history department, against the recommendation of a faculty committee?

July 19, 2016

With lawsuit seeking the right to keep guns out of their classrooms, three UT Austin professors try to reshape the debate over campus carry.

July 18, 2016

Vassar professors want to reduce their teaching loads, but some question a new plan to do so at the expense of course offerings.

July 15, 2016

Shootings and debate over police tactics prompt changes in programs that train law enforcement officials.

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