Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 12, 2018
Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too “white” and “Eurocentric,” Reed College announces overhaul of the syllabus and format.
Kumar Yelamarthi, professor of electrical engineering at Central Michigan University, looks at circuit projects with his students
Apr 18, 2018
Engineering students in Michigan will troubleshoot circuits and then swap findings with students in Ireland to complete their projects.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

"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.

Archive

December 3, 2012

Faculty members have more to learn than they might expect from those who work with the youngest students, writes David L. Kirp.

November 27, 2012

Math professor objected to the counting at Middlebury faculty meetings -- and the only way the college could keep them moving was to cut the number required for votes.

November 26, 2012

It's time to reject the idea that studying timeless disciplines is inconsistent with preparing for life success, writes William G. Durden.

November 19, 2012

Vow to cut grades by 10 percent for inappropriate classroom behavior sets off a debate about rights of students and faculty members.

November 19, 2012

A Catholic college ramps up its prior-learning assessment, with a high-touch approach and an eye toward granting credit for MOOCs.

November 16, 2012

A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.

November 15, 2012

2012 winners come from Dalton State, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Paradise Valley Community College and University of South Florida.

November 14, 2012

The American Council on Education's plan to pursue credit recommendations for Coursera's massive courses is among wave of MOOC-related grants announced by Gates Foundation.

November 13, 2012

Cheryl Reed reflects on the inspiring environment students created in one of her courses.

November 12, 2012

More states and public college systems are looking to prior-learning assessment to boost degree completion, thanks in part to nudges from state lawmakers and foundations.

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