Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Feb 20, 2018
New app seeks to shake up student ratings of instruction by promoting open-ended feedback in the moment, throughout the semester, so that the feedback becomes more constructive than punitive.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

Surveys

Inside Higher Ed/Gallup survey of academic officers finds concerns on free speech, academic freedom, economic challenges, tenure and textbooks -- while also finding confidence in institutions' academic health.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a free webinar to discuss the booklet's themes. Register for the event here.

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

Archive

January 18, 2011

If the purpose of a college education is for students to learn, academe is failing, according to Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses, a book being released today by University of Chicago Press.

January 12, 2011
Community college English professors worry that they're being discouraged from teaching the kind of fiction that can change students' lives.
January 11, 2011
Online-only language courses might be controversial, but some have found Web 2.0 to be a boon for language instruction.
January 10, 2011
Guiding undergraduate students can be personally rewarding and support good teaching, a panel of historians notes. So why is it left to chance?
January 10, 2011
Do the common courses taken by doctoral students need more relevance and creativity?
January 7, 2011
As beleaguered humanities professors gather at MLA conclave, the talk is of budget cuts, tough questions and sometimes uncomfortable strategies.
December 22, 2010
Early reports suggest the iPad will not replace the laptop, but is a better academic tool than the Kindle.
December 13, 2010
Though still one of the most popular majors among undergrads, business has begun to draw cooler interest among first-year students.
December 9, 2010

The value of a master’s degree in education – in monetary, philosophical and educational terms – is under fire as conflicting camps are responding to increasingly high-profile criticism of merit pay systems.

December 8, 2010
MLA survey shows record array of foreign languages offered on the nation’s campuses, as the proportion of students enrolling holds steady.

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