Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Mar 19, 2018
MLA data show foreign language study is on the decline, but it's unclear what comes first: institutional disinvestment in language programs or waning student interest. In any case, some campuses -- generally those making investments in programs -- are bucking the trend.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  


Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.


"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.


January 14, 2013

At HigherEdTech Summit, enthusiasts and a skeptic or two weigh the game-changing impact (so far and potentially) of massive open online courses.

January 14, 2013

The more financial support parents provide for college costs, the lower their children's grades, national study finds.

January 10, 2013

Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.

January 9, 2013

Coursera unveils fee-based, verified courses, which could generate revenue for the company and its university partners.

January 8, 2013

Annual survey finds that enrollments in online courses and programs grew at 9.3 percent rate, lowest level in a decade -- and that campus officials don't know what to make of MOOCs.

January 7, 2013

American Historical Association highlights lack of pedagogical preparation in Ph.D. programs.

January 7, 2013

Professors can change attitudes, but only by thinking about educational values, and not just grading policies, writes Cathy Davidson.

December 21, 2012

A stalwart of humanities and an online learning pioneer -- Catharine Stimpson and Ann Kirschner -- debate the pros and cons of technology-enabled higher education.

December 21, 2012

Historians and other academics are, contrary to what you may hear from critics of academe, working to define specific student outcomes and to promote accountability, writes Anne Hyde.

December 17, 2012

Michael Bugeja wants his students to come to class, but he has unusual rules to encourage them to do so.


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