Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
May 12, 2017
The university brings its active-learning initiative to regional campuses, seeking to boost student engagement.
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

October 26, 2016

Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.

October 25, 2016
  • East Central University, in Oklahoma, is starting a master’s program on water policy.
  • New York University is adding a social impact, innovation and investment specialization in its master of public administration degree in public and nonprofit management and policy.
October 24, 2016

While colleges throughout the nation are expanding civic engagement opportunities for students, Julie E. Wollman questions whether the current efforts are working as well as hoped.

October 21, 2016

When we advise students about their academic pathways, we must understand diverse students’ practical concerns as well as their distinct cultural value systems, argues June Y. Chu.

October 19, 2016

Advice from consultant, including that to limit courses with high failure rates, is unwelcome to Illinois State professors. But the university and the consultant say their focus is student success, not student smooth sailing.

October 18, 2016

Competency-based education can save money for colleges and students, a new report finds, but the efficiency gains won't come easily or without worries about the impact on academic quality.

October 17, 2016

In recent decades, library and information studies have focused on the information that libraries provide, shortchanging other key roles they play, writes Wayne A. Wiegand.

October 14, 2016

William Bradley describes the lasting impact a brilliant scholar and teacher of English Renaissance literature had on him -- both in the classroom and well beyond it.

October 13, 2016

U of Michigan starts a “yearlong conversation” about innovation in the classroom to determine what a public research university should look like in the 21st century.

October 10, 2016

Study suggests that whether students think their instructors have political bias is linked to attitudes about entitlement and grades, not what the professors are saying or doing.

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