Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2017
Lectures for one of Reed College’s signature learning experiences, a humanities course on the ancient Mediterranean, were canceled after protesters tried to interrupt the class to protest perceived Eurocentrism. What’s the future for courses grounded in ancient -- largely Western -- texts?
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

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

"New Directions in Online Education" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

The print-on-demand booklet can be downloaded here, free.

Inside Higher Ed’s editors will conduct a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Pearson.

Archive

September 19, 2013

Seven states partner up to ensure that student veterans earn college credit for service, while also calling for help from ACE and the Pentagon.

September 17, 2013

Following Stanford and MIT, Harvard University appoints its first vice provost for advances in learning.

September 11, 2013

The capability already exists to deliver "smart" content that adapts to help individual students learn best -- but all the technology tools won't work without significant faculty involvement, write John Cavanaugh.

September 11, 2013

Author of new book on academic dishonesty discusses strategies for reducing cheating while improving student learning.

September 10, 2013

Remember that distance education isn't a singular thing, and that many of the key debates also apply to traditional instruction, writes Joel Shapiro.

September 9, 2013

Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.

September 9, 2013

At U. of Rochester, a hoax gives chemistry students a scare in their first class meeting.

September 9, 2013

Stanford University and the Khan Academy present a road map to change medical education -- and to bring students back to lecture halls.

August 28, 2013

Student performance is up, retention is down, and San Jose State University's partnership with a MOOC provider is still on pause for the fall.

August 26, 2013

President Obama endorses idea that legal education is too expensive and too long.

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