Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 22, 2019
Study finds that student resistance to curriculum innovation decreases over time as it becomes the institutional norm, and that students increasingly link active learning to their learning gains over time.
Jan 18, 2019
The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

Surveys

Survey reveals their thoughts on Me Too (nearly half have seen complaints of harassment by professors in last year), the liberal arts (many are worried), criteria for program cuts (they don't favor just counting number of majors), general education, textbook costs, civility and more.

Booklets

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

May 30, 2018

National Academies report urges program data transparency and a focus on core competencies.

May 24, 2018

Academe sees a new wave of faculty-student dating bans in the era of Me Too. 

May 22, 2018

Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

May 14, 2018

A student's protest of an acting professor's comments about her "short shorts" sparks conversations about dress codes -- and whether it's ever OK for faculty members to comment on students' attire.

May 14, 2018

Anne Dwyer's students questioned the idea of reading the novel, even in a course on Nabokov. Here is her explanation of why the work should be taught.

May 11, 2018

At an institution that prides itself on its use of technology, one professor goes in the opposite direction -- banning all electronic devices in his classes.

May 11, 2018

New findings: college students actually perform worse with access to digital course-planning platforms that show how previous students performed.

May 2, 2018

Ohio's Hiram College stakes its future on ability to attract enough students willing to embrace a new, more interdisciplinary, experiential curriculum.

April 25, 2018

Researchers challenge conventional wisdom and past studies linking widely promoted educational experiences to timely college completion.

April 12, 2018

Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too “white” and “Eurocentric,” Reed College announces overhaul of the syllabus and format.

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