Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Nov 29, 2016
Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

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 10, 2011
Do the common courses taken by doctoral students need more relevance and creativity?
January 7, 2011
As beleaguered humanities professors gather at MLA conclave, the talk is of budget cuts, tough questions and sometimes uncomfortable strategies.
December 22, 2010
Early reports suggest the iPad will not replace the laptop, but is a better academic tool than the Kindle.
December 13, 2010
Though still one of the most popular majors among undergrads, business has begun to draw cooler interest among first-year students.
December 9, 2010

The value of a master’s degree in education – in monetary, philosophical and educational terms – is under fire as conflicting camps are responding to increasingly high-profile criticism of merit pay systems.

December 8, 2010
MLA survey shows record array of foreign languages offered on the nation’s campuses, as the proportion of students enrolling holds steady.
December 7, 2010
Penn’s business school revamps its MBA program with an offer of a free “sabbatical” course to graduates every seven years.
December 6, 2010
At gathering of grad school officials, Alan Alda promotes campaign to teach next generation of researchers how to communicate with the public.
December 3, 2010
A fight over pedagogy and personalities prompts an exodus of faculty from the University of Maryland's flagship Arabic studies program.
November 19, 2010

NEW ORLEANS -- It is no secret that these are hard times for anthropology. The discipline claims little more than one-half of 1 percent of undergraduate degrees conferred, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

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