Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Feb 23, 2015
Historians condemn recent attempt by Oklahoma legislature to defund AP American history curriculum for being too "negative."

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

"The STEM Pipeline" is a free compilation of articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- exploring different strategies used by faculty members and institutions, and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

Inside Higher Ed will offer a free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet. You may sign up here for the webinar here.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

January 27, 2009

Updated course management software offers increased flexibility and opportunities for social learning, company says.

January 22, 2009

Could timing be right for more colleges to replace traditional A-F scale (which many fear has become an A-B scale) with narrative evaluations? Is the report card the enemy of meaningful assessment?

December 29, 2008

At MLA, professors describe how departments are rethinking curriculums and the tenure-track/adjunct divide. Beyond pedagogy, programs want to protect themselves.

November 12, 2008

Faculty members describe different approaches to incorporating sustainability into their classes, in some very different disciplines.

September 15, 2008

Brown U. considers how to improve students' educational experience -- while not taking away their freedom. Among the strategies: e-portfolios and being overt about priorities.

September 5, 2008

Temple U.'s new curriculum is built around interdisciplinary study and tied together by themes -- including the "Philadelphia Experience."

September 4, 2008

University of Richmond unveils online database of concise, cross-linked modules that its creators hope could influence the way history is taught.

April 4, 2008

A college's new curriculum is designed for the much-changed student population it now serves -- largely low-income, minority "urban learners" (for lack, but not of trying, of a better term).

March 11, 2008

In-depth study at Kingsborough Community College suggests the potential impact of "learning communities" to get more students doing college-level work.

March 5, 2008

As several universities start new MacBook or iPhone giveaways to students, educational and marketing strategies are both in play.

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