Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
May 24, 2016
Champlain College is proud of its pre-professional programs, and also of an unusual approach to general education that lasts for four years.

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 22, 2009
Could timing be right for more colleges to replace traditional A-F scale (which many fear has become an A-B scale) with narrative evaluations? Is the report card the enemy of meaningful assessment?
December 29, 2008
At MLA, professors describe how departments are rethinking curriculums and the tenure-track/adjunct divide. Beyond pedagogy, programs want to protect themselves.
November 12, 2008
Faculty members describe different approaches to incorporating sustainability into their classes, in some very different disciplines.
September 15, 2008
Brown U. considers how to improve students' educational experience -- while not taking away their freedom. Among the strategies: e-portfolios and being overt about priorities.
September 5, 2008
Temple U.'s new curriculum is built around interdisciplinary study and tied together by themes -- including the "Philadelphia Experience."
September 4, 2008
University of Richmond unveils online database of concise, cross-linked modules that its creators hope could influence the way history is taught.
April 4, 2008
A college's new curriculum is designed for the much-changed student population it now serves -- largely low-income, minority "urban learners" (for lack, but not of trying, of a better term).
March 11, 2008
In-depth study at Kingsborough Community College suggests the potential impact of "learning communities" to get more students doing college-level work.
March 5, 2008
As several universities start new MacBook or iPhone giveaways to students, educational and marketing strategies are both in play.
March 5, 2008

New national data show that what has been a traumatic decade for computer science departments is finally starting to turn around. For the first time since 2000, the number of newly declared undergraduate majors at doctoral-granting computer science departments is up.

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