Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Mar 25, 2020
Six in 10 online learning administrators say their campuses require professors to train before teaching online -- but 70 percent say students aren't formally prepared to study virtually.
Mar 25, 2020
Experts weigh in on how the sudden, forced adoption of technology-delivered instruction will affect the well-being of professors and students alike.

Surveys

Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 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. 21, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Wiley, Oracle, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.

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"The New Accessibility: Students With Disabilities and Access to Technology" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of incisive and practical articles.

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March 25, 2020

Six in 10 online learning administrators say their campuses require professors to train before teaching online -- but 70 percent say students aren't formally prepared to study virtually.

March 24, 2020

Remote work is proving difficult for many professors, given the circumstances and despite some early predictions to the contrary. What institutions are doing and can start doing to ease the pressure.

March 19, 2020

As classes move online, some colleges are choosing to go pass/fail to relieve student stress. Is that the right move?

March 16, 2020

Suddenly trying to teach humanities courses online? Mind your presence, ask good questions and manage expectations, experts say.

March 10, 2020

Disaster and continuity planning for coronavirus now will prepare your campus for possible closure in the case of a local outbreak, Nathan Greeno writes.

March 3, 2020

Some students do feel political pressure from their professors, but few change their views.

March 2, 2020

We in academe must do more to ensure today’s students become tomorrow’s skilled thinkers. Fortunately, we are in a position to do so without having to overturn the current higher education system or break the bank, writes Jonathan Haber.

February 27, 2020

New study says student evaluations of teaching are still deeply flawed measures of teaching effectiveness, even when we assume they are unbiased and reliable.

February 26, 2020
February 21, 2020

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March 25, 2020

Experts weigh in on how the sudden, forced adoption of technology-delivered instruction will affect the well-being of professors and students alike.

March 18, 2020

In response to a recent article about professors' responsibility to help prepare their students for careers, Rob Fried says students -- not instructors -- primarily own that responsibility. But the college has a role to play.

March 11, 2020

An unhappy reader says a recent column cast aspersions on cash-starved colleges trying to do the right thing. Plus: We seek your advice on how we should cover teaching and learning during corona frenzy.

March 4, 2020

A leading educator asserts that some colleges use the “high-impact” educational practices in name only -- and a group of learning community advocates largely agrees. What's their plan?

February 26, 2020

A new paper asserts the faculty's obligation to embrace "career-relevant instruction." What exactly does that mean, for professors and students?

February 12, 2020

During the last decade, historians worked together to commonly define graduates' desired skills, knowledge and "habits of mind." Here's what that "tuning" accomplished -- and where it fell short.

February 5, 2020

Doctoral education doesn't necessarily prepare future faculty members for the jobs they're likely to get at teaching-intensive institutions. A new grant program takes aim at that problem.

January 22, 2020

Affordability and credential attainment are important goals. But the big question for higher education now, some of the enterprise's best minds say, is "completion of what?"

November 4, 2019

As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

October 23, 2019

Institutions aren’t switching learning management systems as often as they used to. What does that mean for companies looking to win new customers?

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