Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2017
Lectures for one of Reed College’s signature learning experiences, a humanities course on the ancient Mediterranean, were canceled after protesters tried to interrupt the class to protest perceived Eurocentrism. What’s the future for courses grounded in ancient -- largely Western -- texts?
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

"New Directions in Online Education" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

The print-on-demand booklet can be downloaded here, free.

Inside Higher Ed’s editors will conduct a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Pearson.

Archive

December 23, 2011

Daytona State reins in a plan to push students and faculty toward electronic textbooks.

December 20, 2011

MIT's new open course initiative may shake the foundations of the higher ed credentialing system.

December 13, 2011

How close can Stanford's computer science department get to offering world-class courses for free?

December 7, 2011

When classes of 100 are common, and it takes 500 to be considered "ultra-large," can instructors connect with students?

December 7, 2011

What, if anything, can a former hedge fund analyst and his motley crew of Silicon Valley number-crunchers teach higher education?

December 5, 2011

Enrollment growth in Middle Eastern language programs is slowing. For modern Hebrew, numbers are down.

 
November 18, 2011

Study suggests that private colleges with many such programs may pay a price in tuition and research revenues.

November 15, 2011

Central Michigan U. professor tries improving his presentations by taking them outside the classroom, then blowing them to pieces.

October 17, 2011

When public university leaders kill programs in crucial disciplines on the basis of low enrollments, they distort the responsibilities of professors and administrators, writes Rebecca Gould.

October 7, 2011

Dominican U. of California tries a four-course sequence to teach new students how we ended up where we are.

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