Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Mar 14, 2018
Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  


Jan. 22, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 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. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Watch the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Jenzabar, Macmillan Learning, Portfolium, VitalSource and Wiley.


"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.


January 26, 2018

Students are more creative in the middle of the day, study finds.

January 25, 2018

Cathy N. Davidson describes what she wishes she had known when she started teaching active learning courses.

January 11, 2018

As an engineering professor, Joseph Holtgreive is using an art form designed to focus on the needs of others to help his students turn obstacles into opportunities.

January 10, 2018

Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.

January 9, 2018

Professors debate the role -- or absence -- of the historian in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's new Vietnam documentary, concurring that a lack of critical perspective makes the film more milquetoast than masterpiece.

January 8, 2018

Historians urge departments to give their graduate students the confidence, skills and support to succeed in whatever career paths they choose. That means going out of their way to avoid implying that nonfaculty jobs are somehow “less than.”

January 8, 2018

Real-life experiences may confer some benefits, but what we offer students in our classrooms is significantly more valuable, argues John Kijinski.

January 4, 2018

Bob Blaisdell never condemned a student for reading a book, regardless of its subject matter or author. Until one day.

January 3, 2018

Editors discuss the way a key teaching role has evolved -- and should evolve.

December 21, 2017

Such learning is not only possible but also measurable, write Rebecca and Daniel Haggerty, who describe an approach that other institutions might consider adopting.


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