The Curriculum

The Curriculum
Apr 13, 2015
Annual report on the disciplines acknowledges cuts and challenges, but also sees signs of hope and growth.

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"The Evolving Curriculum -- Measuring Effectiveness of Change" is a compilation of articles and essays on efforts to reshape what and how colleges teach at a time of increased concern about how much students learn. The news and opinion articles -- collected in a print-on-demand booklet -- surveys the landscape of curricular development and learning assessment, examining trends and highlighting best practices.

Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On June 26, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman discussed the topics raised in the booklet's articles and answered questions in a free webinar. To view the webinar, please click here.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of the Educational Testing Service (ETS).

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April 13, 2015

Annual report on the disciplines acknowledges cuts and challenges, but also sees signs of hope and growth.

April 13, 2015

After more than a decade of debate, and strong lobbying from both administrators and students, professors vote in favor of the measure, 916 to 487.

February 11, 2015

MLA report shows 6.7 percent drop in language enrollments after decades of growth.

January 26, 2015

English departments at U. of Maryland and elsewhere respond to drop-offs -- some of them steep -- in English majors. 

October 20, 2014

If the liberal arts are dying, who's to blame? Speakers at conference say advocates of a broad education need to look inward.

October 17, 2014

Is making a practical case for the liberal arts necessary, or a trap? Attendees at St. John's College conference differ in their opinions.

 

October 16, 2014

How the College of New Jersey reimagined what professors can do.

 

August 21, 2014

National study examines the nature of assignments -- and finds many of them lacking in creativity.

August 18, 2014

New analysis shows that students earn more credits in the humanities than in STEM -- but that humanities majors and STEM majors rarely find themselves in the same classroom.

July 21, 2014

As many women's colleges move to admit men, Mary Baldwin tries to preserve a single-sex institution by building up professional and graduate programs. Some faculty fear the college is safeguarding one tradition by sacrificing another.

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