Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 22, 2016
Graduates of the most selective institutions earn more -- even when controlling for factors that earlier made some doubt such findings -- but maybe not as much more as many think.

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

November 4, 2010
At Sloan-C conference, a Connecticut professor explains how he's using wikis to teach less cosmopolitan students the basics of 21st-century technology and cultural exchange.
October 20, 2010
Analysis of cheating research finds that key factor isn't whether the course is online, but whether anyone is watching how students take the tests.
October 6, 2010
Purdue U. creates a learning-management system that meets students on their turf and puts them in charge.
September 29, 2010
Teaching students how to do Google-style research might not be as harmful to research habits as the alternative.
September 23, 2010
Regents of Georgia university system individually asked 35 campus leaders how they planned to improve retention and graduation rates. The meetings were occasionally uncomfortable; the answers sometimes unsatisfactory.
September 16, 2010
An attempt to discourage social media use at Harrisburg U. runs up against students and faculty determined to get their fix.
September 10, 2010
California's community colleges toughen graduation requirements. Some see changes as overdue; others fear standards are too high.
September 7, 2010
While many professors still distrust the popular encyclopedia, some have joined a new effort in which they will work with students to improve entries.
August 20, 2010
A Texas Tech professor replaces traditional textbooks with a cartoon story -- and finds that students respond.
August 19, 2010
Georgia Gwinnett has boosted retention by giving its faculty smartphones and encouraging students to call them.

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