Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 06, 2018
What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.
This image shows Drew McKevitt's explanatory syllabus for his upcoming flipped classroom approach to teaching intro to world history. The image is divided into two sections: "This Class is Weird. What's Going On Here?" and "So what does that mean for you?
Aug 08, 2018
An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

Surveys

Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.

Booklets

Grading: Frustrations and Ideas” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors, on Tuesday, June 19, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register or find out more now.

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

Archive

November 20, 2017

At National Women’s Studies Association annual gathering, scholar talks using trigger warnings and safe spaces as a way to engage men in feminist discourse.

November 16, 2017

Annual survey finds that students want to and increasingly are doing so, many times related to diversity.

November 15, 2017

As lawsuits mount over access to learning technologies for people with disabilities, universities consider banding together to share accessibility reviews of vendor products.

November 14, 2017

Ohio State isn’t the first college where students are accused of cheating via GroupMe. But could the messaging application trap innocent students because of others’ misdeeds?

November 14, 2017

Blackboard is getting ready to add a tool to its learning management system that would provide grading guidance based on algorithms, but some faculty members question need.

November 9, 2017

Professor’s essay about being harassed and raped by her late adviser sparks calls for public acknowledgment of the reasons for his past suspension from Stanford and the renaming of a disciplinary society mentorship award that bore his name.

November 9, 2017

It requires offering a broad-based education in which digital skills are developed throughout the entire curriculum and a wide array of co-curricular experiences, write Kimberly Cassidy and Gina Siesing.

November 3, 2017

What would it look like, Christopher S. Travers asks, if we celebrated the effort, growth and resiliency of black men just as much as we did their GPAs?

October 27, 2017

Four scholars describe what institutions can do -- and should not do -- to enhance the well-mentored undergraduate experience.

October 23, 2017

Emory’s department revamps curriculum -- and moves away from the traditional model in U.S. higher education.

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