Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jul 20, 2016
Should an HBCU founded by black Civil War veterans shutter its history department, against the recommendation of a faculty committee?

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

March 6, 2012

Administrators say Columbia College Chicago's restructuring plan will let it become more nimble. But students and instructors worry applying a business approach to cuts could erode a unique arts and culture orientation.

March 1, 2012

A DePauw University journalism professor handed out a student's arrest record. The campus is debating whether that's good teaching or just being cruel.

March 1, 2012

A legal spat over e-textbook "enhancement" tools highlights the importance of digital content as tech companies clamber for customers.

February 28, 2012

A new national commission will set accrediting standards for schools of education, with the hope of producing better, more well-rounded teachers.

February 23, 2012

The Obama administration is pushing education colleges to be more selective, but some argue that recruiting the "best and the brightest" isn't the solution to producing better teachers.

February 21, 2012

Courses on how to learn and manage college life can boost graduation rates. The classes are catching on -- slowly -- at community colleges, but face resistance.

February 16, 2012

U. of Texas committee unveils plan to graduate 70 percent of next year's freshmen in four years -- up from 50 percent today.

February 15, 2012

A Broadway play and a new collection of essays offer very different critiques of the creative writing workshop.

February 13, 2012

MITx opens registration for its first "interactive" massively open online course.

February 10, 2012

One Arizona bill would punish professors who violate FCC obscenity standards; another seeks to protect conservative faculty from alleged discrimination.

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