The Curriculum

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

Booklets

"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).

Archive

April 14, 2014

Facing widespread faculty opposition, Oberlin drops policy requiring warnings about material that may be upsetting to students. Do students need such cautions?

April 7, 2014

Since the recession, undergraduate enrollments have gone up dramatically, but primarily in engineering and biology and not at expense of humanities and social sciences, study finds.

October 7, 2013

At gathering focused on global learning, faculty and others discuss diverse strategies for integrating it within the curriculum.

February 20, 2013

Florida International University has embarked on an ambitious effort to internationalize the curriculum and assess students' global learning.

January 7, 2013

American Historical Association highlights lack of pedagogical preparation in Ph.D. programs.

December 7, 2012

Michael Bérubé tells graduate school deans that the issues are complicated and interconnected.

October 15, 2012

Stanford professor goes public on attacks she has received over her work on mathematics education, and raises the question of the difference between "responsible disagreement and academic bullying."

July 25, 2012

Yale will begin a Ph.D. program in fall 2013 to train aspiring law professors.

April 23, 2012

An Appalachian State professor is accused of engaging in "inappropriate speech" after airing an explicit documentary critical of the porn industry without first warning students. Her story raises questions about when and how instructors can present explicit materials.

March 22, 2012

Faculty groups at CUNY sue to fight general education requirements, saying graduation rate obsession will lead to weaker academic rigor.

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