Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Feb 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.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

Surveys

Inside Higher Ed/Gallup survey of academic officers finds concerns on free speech, academic freedom, economic challenges, tenure and textbooks -- while also finding confidence in institutions' academic health.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a free webinar to discuss the booklet's themes. Register for the event here.

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

Archive

April 1, 2013

Deandre Poole, the instructor whose Florida Atlantic U. class exercise involving the word "Jesus" led to death threats and demands that he be fired, offers his first interview on what happened that day, on his faith and on academic freedom.

April 1, 2013

There are important elements of teaching for which PowerPoint is only of minimal help, writes Christopher Conway.

March 28, 2013

The professor who created the exercise that has caused an uproar in Florida says that it is not anti-religion and has been widely misconstrued.

March 19, 2013

The U.S. Department of Education encourages colleges and accreditors to move forward on competency-based education programs that don't rely on the credit hour.

March 14, 2013

Carnegie Foundation's remedial math redesign shows big gains but no simple answers to one of higher education's toughest challenges.

March 8, 2013

Are only 10 percent of students finishing courses? It depends on how you count.

March 5, 2013

Western Governors U. and others continue to expand competency-based education amid excitement (and confusion) about President Obama's praise of the approach.

March 4, 2013

Higher education's most powerful association throws its weight behind "disruptions" to the industry. Can the establishment help lead the revolution?

February 28, 2013

An unexpected message from an unlikely source helped Michael Bugeja return to the classroom.

February 27, 2013

High school achievement tests are good predictors of performance for students at California's community colleges, but study also finds troubling achievement gaps.

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