Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jul 19, 2018
College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.
Jul 10, 2018
Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

Grading: Frustrations and Ideas” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors, on Tuesday, June 19, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register or find out more now.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

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.

December 20, 2017

A departmental committee told a professor he had to teach Judith Butler in his class in the name of gender balance. He refused. As for Butler, she doesn’t want her work forced on him.

December 7, 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.

December 5, 2017

Having a theory of how people learn would allow teachers to plan pedagogy more effectively and examine all factors relevant to learning, argue Stephen L. Chew and William J. Cerbin.

December 1, 2017

Scholars talk strategy, setbacks on teaching in a field that often aligns with progressive policy goals.

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