Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jun 23, 2015
UC Irvine moves toward a system in which doctorates can be earned in five years, half the norm for these fields at many institutions. Some departments embrace plan; they fear impact on dissertations and on adjuncts.

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

“Evolving Learning for the New Digital Era” is the latest in our series of print-on-demand booklets.

Articles focus on changing methods of teaching and learning -- and the strategies used by different institutions.

You may download the free booklet here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Blackboard.

Archive

September 16, 2014

What one university is doing to promote critical thinking. Hint: It involves a chair, a really expensive one.

September 15, 2014

A new shade on lead generation includes assessments, online courses and mentors to help ensure that students can succeed once they enroll.

September 11, 2014

ACE continues online experimentation with proposed pool of general education courses from colleges and providers like StraighterLine.

September 10, 2014

Competency-based education is hot, which keeps accreditors busy trying to ensure quality control without stifling innovation.

September 10, 2014

Professors are sometimes too quick to decide on the intellectual ability of students and colleagues, writes Heather Dubrow.

September 9, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast looks at what the future holds for efforts to use technology to "flip" the classroom.

September 9, 2014

Students learn something from the way professors respond, even to messages that never should have been sent, writes Danielle DeRise.

September 5, 2014

Community college instructors across disciplines can teach reading comprehension, thanks to an expanding training program that is winning believers.

September 4, 2014

The pushes toward modular instruction and competency-based education are significant, but don't expect traditional forms of teaching to disappear, writes Dan Butin.

September 3, 2014

It's hard to offer meaningful advising to new students before they arrive on campus. But Sewanee says it can be done, with professors making key decisions.

 

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