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

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.

March 5, 2008

New national data show that what has been a traumatic decade for computer science departments is finally starting to turn around. For the first time since 2000, the number of newly declared undergraduate majors at doctoral-granting computer science departments is up.

February 1, 2008

Many liberal arts colleges have long struggled to balance increasing emphases on professional preparation with a core curriculum. Business, in particular, has been blooming.

But not without significant discussions at administrative and faculty levels about what that business education should look like -- and not without some aversion to calling the final products "business" programs.

November 26, 2007

Holy Cross expands first-year living-learning program built around small seminars to the entire freshman class.

September 18, 2007

The days of coming in to see the professor aren't over, but some courses at traditional colleges are experimenting with virtual office hours and help in real time.

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