Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.
This image shows Drew McKevitt's explanatory syllabus for his upcoming flipped classroom approach to teaching intro to world history. The image is divided into two sections: "This Class is Weird. What's Going On Here?" and "So what does that mean for you?
Aug 08, 2018
An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

Surveys

Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

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Archive

February 28, 2018

William G. Durden offers a practical proposal for reinventing liberal arts education.

February 27, 2018

Centralizing a range of academic services has boosted their use at Hampshire College.

February 23, 2018

Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.

February 22, 2018

Michael S. Roth reflects on the questioning of liberal education in China and the United States.

February 20, 2018

New app seeks to shake up student ratings of instruction by promoting open-ended feedback in the moment, throughout the semester, so that the feedback becomes more constructive than punitive.

February 20, 2018

Mark Edmundson explores -- and applauds -- current students' quest for identity but says that achieving it is only half the game.

February 14, 2018

Princeton professor who was criticized for using the word in a class on hate speech cancels the course.

February 12, 2018

Two professors on different campuses used the N-word last week. One was suspended and one was backed by his institution, demonstrating academe's continually fraught relationship with the term.

February 7, 2018

New data suggest that STEM majors are not the only route to success.

February 5, 2018

A lecture-capture platform with a "confusion alert" button is changing the way some instructors teach.

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