Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 25, 2016
After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect.

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

January 25, 2011
Lumina releases draft "profile" of what students at various levels should know and be able to do, regardless of discipline; accreditors and private colleges to test it.
January 21, 2011

While faculty endlessly debate general education and requirements for the major, they should also focus on the potential of electives, writes Dan Edelstein.

January 18, 2011

If the purpose of a college education is for students to learn, academe is failing, according to Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses, a book being released today by University of Chicago Press.

January 12, 2011
Community college English professors worry that they're being discouraged from teaching the kind of fiction that can change students' lives.
January 11, 2011
Online-only language courses might be controversial, but some have found Web 2.0 to be a boon for language instruction.
January 10, 2011
Guiding undergraduate students can be personally rewarding and support good teaching, a panel of historians notes. So why is it left to chance?
January 10, 2011
Do the common courses taken by doctoral students need more relevance and creativity?
January 7, 2011
As beleaguered humanities professors gather at MLA conclave, the talk is of budget cuts, tough questions and sometimes uncomfortable strategies.
December 22, 2010
Early reports suggest the iPad will not replace the laptop, but is a better academic tool than the Kindle.
December 13, 2010
Though still one of the most popular majors among undergrads, business has begun to draw cooler interest among first-year students.

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