Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Dec 07, 2017
A professor is set to challenge his termination over sexual harassment next week as another across the country was placed on leave. On yet another campus, students celebrate the recent departure of a professor found to have committed misconduct.
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson and VitalSource.

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

May 11, 2017

Why would we expect, ask John C. and Christine K. Cavanaugh, that students who have come of age surrounded by people who largely look and think as they do will be highly skilled at handling disagreeable situations?

May 8, 2017

Such a class can provide a model for constructive, fact-based public discourse and stand as a model of principled resistance in a “fake news” era, argues John Duffy.

May 1, 2017

If you are a faculty member who is not in math, know that what's happening in many math departments can be directly hurting your own department and possibly your teaching preferences -- as well as the students themselves, writes Alexandra W. Logue.

April 28, 2017

Paraphrasing tools, freely available online, can fool plagiarism detection software, study finds.

April 26, 2017

Collapse of undergraduate curricular reform at Duke illustrates the difficulty of building consensus on just what students need to learn.

April 20, 2017

Is an eight-to-one student-faculty ratio one to be cherished or seen as a luxury few colleges can afford? Debate at Whitman illustrates the tensions.

April 11, 2017

A changing economy and professionalization is driving an increase in education requirements for child-care workers, but there are concerns about mandating higher degrees for a field that traditionally doesn't pay well.

April 7, 2017

Institutions want to help their graduate students find meaningful work. Here's how the University of Chicago is doing it.

April 3, 2017

University that locked out its faculty in the fall is now telling professors they must shrink the core curriculum within a year and make do without majors such as philosophy and math.

April 3, 2017

At a time when many of the values that underpin our democracy are under threat, educators of whatever political disposition should introduce students to the history of ideas that have shaped our contemporary world, write Casey N. Blake, Roosevelt Montás and Tamara Mann Tweel.

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