Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 20, 2017
Is an eight-to-one student-faculty ratio one to be cherished or seen as a luxury few colleges can afford? Debate at Whitman illustrates the tensions.
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

"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

December 13, 2010
Though still one of the most popular majors among undergrads, business has begun to draw cooler interest among first-year students.
December 9, 2010

The value of a master’s degree in education – in monetary, philosophical and educational terms – is under fire as conflicting camps are responding to increasingly high-profile criticism of merit pay systems.

December 8, 2010
MLA survey shows record array of foreign languages offered on the nation’s campuses, as the proportion of students enrolling holds steady.
December 7, 2010
Penn’s business school revamps its MBA program with an offer of a free “sabbatical” course to graduates every seven years.
December 6, 2010
At gathering of grad school officials, Alan Alda promotes campaign to teach next generation of researchers how to communicate with the public.
December 3, 2010
A fight over pedagogy and personalities prompts an exodus of faculty from the University of Maryland's flagship Arabic studies program.
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.

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