Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jul 13, 2017
Article sets off debate on whether a roots genre from Appalachia risks its authenticity when colleges study and teach it.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

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 OER Moment" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

This collection of news and opinion articles may be downloaded here, free.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, July 18, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This compendium was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage.

Archive

March 1, 2012

A DePauw University journalism professor handed out a student's arrest record. The campus is debating whether that's good teaching or just being cruel.

March 1, 2012

A legal spat over e-textbook "enhancement" tools highlights the importance of digital content as tech companies clamber for customers.

February 28, 2012

A new national commission will set accrediting standards for schools of education, with the hope of producing better, more well-rounded teachers.

February 23, 2012

The Obama administration is pushing education colleges to be more selective, but some argue that recruiting the "best and the brightest" isn't the solution to producing better teachers.

February 21, 2012

Courses on how to learn and manage college life can boost graduation rates. The classes are catching on -- slowly -- at community colleges, but face resistance.

February 16, 2012

U. of Texas committee unveils plan to graduate 70 percent of next year's freshmen in four years -- up from 50 percent today.

February 15, 2012

A Broadway play and a new collection of essays offer very different critiques of the creative writing workshop.

February 13, 2012

MITx opens registration for its first "interactive" massively open online course.

February 10, 2012

One Arizona bill would punish professors who violate FCC obscenity standards; another seeks to protect conservative faculty from alleged discrimination.

February 2, 2012

University of Michigan program aims to set national standards for rookie educators.

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