Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 22, 2016
Study links certain traits of undergraduate education to success in life: meaningful interaction with professors, studying a variety of fields outside the major and having classroom talks that go to issues of ethics and life.

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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics, in collaboration with Gallup.

On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will share and analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here.

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

November 18, 2011

Study suggests that private colleges with many such programs may pay a price in tuition and research revenues.

November 15, 2011

Central Michigan U. professor tries improving his presentations by taking them outside the classroom, then blowing them to pieces.

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.

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