Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 18, 2017
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

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

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.

November 18, 2010

It’s probably not unusual for junior professors to hear they should devote their time to research rather than waste it on teaching. What may be more uncommon is for one of them to do the opposite.

November 17, 2010

The revelation that hundreds of University of Central Florida students in a senior-level business class received an advance version of a mid-term exam has exposed the widening chasm in what different generations expect of each other -- and what they perceive cheating to be.

November 16, 2010
Panel seeks to overhaul teacher training through much closer ties to the schools.
November 9, 2010
With a chorus of influential voices calling for colleges to enroll and successfully graduate more students, data analytics is center stage.
November 8, 2010
Study documents extent to which professors regularly alter their courses -- and their uncertainty over whether pedagogic innovation is valued.
November 4, 2010
At Sloan-C conference, a Connecticut professor explains how he's using wikis to teach less cosmopolitan students the basics of 21st-century technology and cultural exchange.
October 20, 2010
Analysis of cheating research finds that key factor isn't whether the course is online, but whether anyone is watching how students take the tests.
October 6, 2010
Purdue U. creates a learning-management system that meets students on their turf and puts them in charge.
September 29, 2010
Teaching students how to do Google-style research might not be as harmful to research habits as the alternative.

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