Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Apr 26, 2017
Collapse of undergraduate curricular reform at Duke illustrates the difficulty of building consensus on just what students need to learn.
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 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.

October 7, 2016

After a racist incident occurred on the campus of Quinnipiac University, John Conley, a professor there, explored it in depth with his students and learned a lot about teaching.

October 6, 2016

New book explores what it means to be a scholar at a moment when every aspect of life in academe is being changed by technology.

October 4, 2016

American U student government launches campaign in support of mandatory trigger warnings -- despite a recently reaffirmed faculty stance against them.

October 4, 2016

To increase student access and affordability, and improve the business model, a college might want to establish a work program for all its students. Lyle D. Roelofs describes the benefits.

September 30, 2016

A major criticism from students who have dropped out of graduate school is the lack of support they received from their professors, write Melissa A. Brevetti and Dana Ford.

September 29, 2016

This month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's technology podcast features an interview with Randy Swearer of Autodesk.

September 28, 2016

New series of grants seek to help institutions embed Reacting to the Past and other high-impact teaching practices in the undergraduate curriculum.

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