Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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

July 29, 2015

A study by a Chapman University professor suggests instructors could actually help students by defending their record on RateMyProfessors.com.

July 27, 2015

Stephen L. Chew writes that current approaches -- for awards or tenure and promotion -- are based too much on passion or student enjoyment and not enough on actual learning.

July 24, 2015

U of Toledo will start nation's first full undergraduate major in an interdisciplinary field that has taken off.

July 23, 2015

Senators seek guidance on how to encourage innovation without opening aid floodgates to "bad actors," and a group of 17 institutions with competency-based programs calls for a careful approach by policy makers.

July 23, 2015

This month's edition of "The Pulse" podcast features an interview with Mark Strassman, senior vice president for industry and product management at Blackboard Inc., about Ultra, the company's new user experience.

July 22, 2015

Common reading choices for incoming freshmen this year center on diversity and race relations and tend to feature nonfiction, but a few colleges go with literary classics.

July 21, 2015

Education Department moves closer to experimenting with federal aid and accreditation for alternative providers like boot camps and MOOCs, while White House books meeting on expanding space.

July 15, 2015

Business professors find another use for software created to help them teach case studies: preventing students from skimming.

July 14, 2015

The debate over digital courseware's adoption suffers from oversimplification, writes Gates Bryant, who breaks down the nuances of the important discussion.

July 13, 2015

Associations of registrars and student affairs administrators will work with eight colleges on prototypes for a new form of transcript -- a comprehensive record that includes learning outside the classroom.

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