Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jun 18, 2020
New study argues that the class-size debate needs a lot more nuance. Will this finally move conversations forward, beyond “small is good” and “big is bad”?
Jul 01, 2020
Presidents give their colleges and universities mixed grades on the remote learning they offered last spring. How is that influencing their decisions about reopening campuses this fall?


Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

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October 15, 2019
  • Miami University in Ohio is starting a master's degree with a local zoo in which students will learn from the environment at the zoo.
  • Unity College is starting an online undergraduate program in animal health and behavior.
October 14, 2019

We're not teaching students enough about weapons of mass destruction -- and it shows, warns Sarah Bidgood.

September 30, 2019

Our strong suit is the pilgrimage, the journey, and we ought not forget it, warns Erik Gilbert.

September 26, 2019

Design thinking marks a way forward for liberal learning in the high-tech, entrepreneurial world now emerging, write Jeffrey Nesteruk and Joel W. Martin.

September 25, 2019
  • California Lutheran University is adding a major in ethnic and race studies.
  • Fairfield University is starting a doctorate in clinical nutrition.
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies is starting a master of arts in European public policy.
September 23, 2019

Colleges and universities should proceed with caution before they encourage or even require students to have them, argues Matthew T. Hora.

September 17, 2019
September 12, 2019

A program on civic virtue at UNC-Chapel Hill is raising concerns about secrecy and funding.

September 10, 2019

Sociologists and more than a dozen other professional groups take a stand against using student evaluations of teaching as a primary measure of teaching effectiveness.

September 9, 2019

A study says smooth-talking professors can lull students into thinking they've learned more than they actually have -- potentially at the expense of active learning.


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