Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jan 21, 2021
University of Florida faculty members say a new way for students to report professors who take their scheduled in-person courses online adds insult to injury.
Jan 26, 2021
Survey of 850 instructors in introductory college courses finds professors to be exhausted, more confident in virtual learning -- and deeply concerned about the ability of disadvantaged students to continue their studies.

Surveys

Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 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. 21, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Wiley, Oracle, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.

Booklets

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Blogs

Peaks and Valleys
October 29, 2020 - 3:00am

An instructor wonders: Which leaders from history will my students see as weak and strong?

Peaks and Valleys
September 17, 2020 - 3:00am

These are required elements of a COVID-19-era hybrid course, a president (and instructor) learns.

Peaks and Valleys
August 7, 2020 - 3:00am

Mining a lifetime of workplace experiences for the curriculum for a new course for the fall.

Archive

February 21, 2011

Robert Eisinger makes the case for emphasizing fluidity over concreteness and probability over facts in the college classroom.

February 21, 2011
ETS says new research shows its program can be superior to human evaluation of college students, but MIT scholar says claims are built on false premises.
February 9, 2011
UNC-Chapel Hill plans to scale back controversial online Spanish 101 experiment after three semesters.
February 2, 2011
Lynn University in Florida finds a way to answer general critiques of academic quality: a return to a retooled core curriculum.
January 31, 2011
Colleges experiment with metacognition as a means to change behaviors and improve performance.
January 28, 2011
As some American colleges rethink how their programs should encourage students to gain international perspectives, a Chinese university embraces liberal education.
January 25, 2011
Lumina releases draft "profile" of what students at various levels should know and be able to do, regardless of discipline; accreditors and private colleges to test it.
January 21, 2011

While faculty endlessly debate general education and requirements for the major, they should also focus on the potential of electives, writes Dan Edelstein.

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.

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