Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 16, 2019
Longtime Stanford English professor says he's stepping down from a teaching a Native American literature course after students complained he was culturally insulting and possibly unqualified.
Jan 18, 2019
The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

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

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

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

Archive

March 19, 2018

MLA data show foreign language study is on the decline, but it's unclear what comes first: institutional disinvestment in language programs or waning student interest. In any case, some campuses -- generally those making investments in programs -- are bucking the trend.

March 14, 2018

Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.

March 13, 2018

“Shocked, dismayed and angry”: faculty members at Wisconsin Stevens Point react to a plan to cut 13 majors, including English, history, political science and sociology, and expand more job-oriented programs.

March 8, 2018

Our own experiences in unfamiliar environments can help us appreciate the kinds of sustained support our students need, writes Elizabeth H. Simmons.

March 7, 2018

From 2013 to 2016, enrollments fell 9.2 percent. Declines include Spanish, still the most commonly taught language.

March 1, 2018

Measuring student outcomes is ultimately about trying to improve teaching and learning, and professors should both support and lead such efforts, writes Kate Drezek McConnell.

February 28, 2018

William G. Durden offers a practical proposal for reinventing liberal arts education.

February 27, 2018

Centralizing a range of academic services has boosted their use at Hampshire College.

February 23, 2018

Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.

February 22, 2018

Michael S. Roth reflects on the questioning of liberal education in China and the United States.

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