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. 


September 18, 2012

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Mark Max, vice president of Blackboard Analytics for Learn.

September 18, 2012

Colleges and policymakers could help more students succeed by making non-academic college readiness part of Common Core standards, write Melinda Mechur Karp and Rachel Hare Bork.

September 14, 2012

Harvard students -- just like Lance Armstrong -- have already reached a summit, so why do they feel the need to break the rules? That's what happens when we make outcomes more important than the experience, Steve Gimbel argues.

September 14, 2012

The Gates Foundation is ponying up to learn if MOOCs could work for remedial students, a departure from the current slate of MOOCs. Developmental education experts say the idea could work, but others remain skeptical.

September 7, 2012

Laurence Musgrove describes the complicated and ultimately rewarding nature of teaching.

September 6, 2012

It may not be easy for Harvard to address academic integrity issues raised by a cheating scandal.


August 27, 2012

Martin Puchner reflects on a summer school of lessons from Goethe, Pamuk and others.

August 23, 2012

With job training in mind, Pennsylvania's regional public universities go big on offering credit for prior learning and stackable credentials.

August 21, 2012

Edward Burger shares an unusual approach he has taken to show students how great ideas are really created -- and how they can learn through their mistakes.

August 20, 2012

Elite colleges that identify themselves as non-vocational resist awarding credit for internships, even as they face pressure to do so, study finds.


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