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. 


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.

October 24, 2012

New survey of faculty members finds decreased time on teaching, gender differences in classroom approaches, and more stress in the public than private sector. Plus new data on part-timers.

October 17, 2012

With purchase of EmbanetCompass, company seeks to expand its existing services helping colleges take their academic programs into cyberspace.

October 16, 2012

It's time for traditional disciplines to replace term papers with skills that will help graduates throughout their careers, writes Michael Staton.

October 16, 2012

Smarterer's assessments aren't a threat to higher ed, for now, but offer job-seekers a way to go beyond the academy to show employers what they know.

October 15, 2012

Stanford professor goes public on attacks she has received over her work on mathematics education, and raises the question of the difference between "responsible disagreement and academic bullying."

October 12, 2012

In speech to members of online learning group, Sebastian Thrun -- of celebrated massive Stanford online course -- acknowledges extent to which new efforts build on their work.

October 11, 2012

Dysfunctional national discourse prompts Paul Gary Wyckoff to think about what he really wants students to learn.

October 8, 2012

Many of the hot ideas about technology and teaching reflect a century of research, writes Alexandra W. Logue.


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