Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 06, 2017
Research finds that traditional predictors of whether a student will cheat lose their value if a student dislikes the course.
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

"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

February 24, 2017

Various surveys look at biggest academic challenges international students face and the availability of professional development opportunities for professors teaching in intercultural classrooms.

February 24, 2017

 David N. Figlio and Morton Schapiro share the results of a study in which they examined what, if any, link exists between the two.

February 23, 2017

First data, based on analysis of work at 92 colleges, finds much success in writing, some success in critical thinking and more limited success in quantitative skills.

February 21, 2017

At colleges proud of attracting students who want a broad-based, non-vocational education, numbers of majors in arts and humanities are falling.

 

February 14, 2017

Christian colleges can provide a bridge between elite opinion and “red-state” America, writes Thomas Albert Howard. How might they rise to the occasion?

February 13, 2017

In the aftermath of the election, this semester offers something far broader than a single teachable moment, writes Daniel F. Chambliss. It may, in fact, mean a reappreciation of higher education’s relevance to real life.

February 10, 2017

In the wake of the recent women’s march, Betty M. Bayer analyzes the meaning of Seneca Falls -- and its role not only in the past but also the future of women’s and gender movements around equality and racial justice.

February 9, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Yermie Cohen, co-founder and CEO of Memorang, a free digital study tool for students.

February 6, 2017

At a time when some colleges have eliminated the discipline, a historically black college is restoring the major.

February 1, 2017

Colleges and universities must be open to concerns and points of view from across the ideological spectrum, writes Michael Roth.

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