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. 


January 13, 2012

A much-publicized proposed class on the Occupy movement won't be taught at Columbia this spring because the instructor didn't secure university approval.

January 13, 2012

The president of a private liberal arts university takes the helm at a community college. It's a rare career move, but the two institutions -- and the two jobs -- have a lot in common.

January 12, 2012

Hoping to save money and improve graduation rates, Purdue announces shift from semesters to trimesters.

January 11, 2012

At MLA, literature professors consider the non-literary values behind first-year reading programs -- and how such programs play out in the classroom.

January 11, 2012

Two young companies try to elbow their way into the learning-management market, while another looks to subvert it from the outside.

January 4, 2012

Language and literature scholars have embraced technology in their research, but can they win tenure on it?

December 23, 2011

Daytona State reins in a plan to push students and faculty toward electronic textbooks.

December 20, 2011

MIT's new open course initiative may shake the foundations of the higher ed credentialing system.

December 13, 2011

How close can Stanford's computer science department get to offering world-class courses for free?

December 7, 2011

When classes of 100 are common, and it takes 500 to be considered "ultra-large," can instructors connect with students?


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