Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 19, 2016
Advice from consultant, including that to limit courses with high failure rates, is unwelcome to Illinois State professors. But the university and the consultant say their focus is student success, not student smooth sailing.


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.


"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. 


March 1, 2011
David Head asked the question in his classes -- and considers what he learned.
February 21, 2011

Robert Eisinger makes the case for emphasizing fluidity over concreteness and probability over facts in the college classroom.

February 21, 2011
ETS says new research shows its program can be superior to human evaluation of college students, but MIT scholar says claims are built on false premises.
February 9, 2011
UNC-Chapel Hill plans to scale back controversial online Spanish 101 experiment after three semesters.
February 2, 2011
Lynn University in Florida finds a way to answer general critiques of academic quality: a return to a retooled core curriculum.
January 31, 2011
Colleges experiment with metacognition as a means to change behaviors and improve performance.
January 28, 2011
As some American colleges rethink how their programs should encourage students to gain international perspectives, a Chinese university embraces liberal education.
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.


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