Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 23, 2016
Data show that students who earn C's in foundational courses are much less likely to graduate. As a result, U of Arizona may require some C students to repeat a course.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

"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. 

Archive

July 14, 2011
Critics of grade inflation publish analysis finding that 43 percent of students earn As -- 10 times the number receiving Fs.
July 13, 2011

Cal State San Marcos professor explains how she used online mapping tools to help students connect social research to their own personal narratives.

July 11, 2011
Looking to expand its alliances in higher ed, the publicly edited online encyclopedia holds an academic conference.
July 6, 2011
At MIT, professors grapple with how to teach students to communicate about numbers in clear English.
July 6, 2011
Her college's choice for its common reading for freshmen prompts Carolyn Foster Segal to ask: What is the point?
July 5, 2011

For a college president, Michael Schneider of McPherson College spends an awful lot of time talking about horsing around on playground equipment.

It's not because he's immature, though at the age of 37 he is one of the youngest college presidents in the country. It's because "jumping off swings" is Schneider's metaphor for entrepreneurship -- students shouldn't be afraid to take risks, just like they did as children -- an idea he hopes will seep into every corner of McPherson.

June 27, 2011
One of the most diverse foreign language programs in the country is at a community college in New Jersey.
June 23, 2011
As classroom devices proliferate, institutions look to campuswide adoptions to ease costs for students.
June 2, 2011

Universities will develop better business professionals if they do a better job of integrating components of a liberal arts education into business school curriculums, argues a new report by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

June 1, 2011
A community college examines courses with the highest failure rates, and changes a series of policies.

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