Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Aug 28, 2020
Professors are planning a work stoppage and virtual, public teach-in on police violence and racism next month.
Aug 05, 2020
Professors' experiment suggests the limits of on-campus, hybrid instruction this fall. Big Ten universities expand sharing of online courses.

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.

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Booklets

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Blogs

Peaks and Valleys
September 17, 2020 - 3:00am

These are required elements of a COVID-19-era hybrid course, a president (and instructor) learns.

Peaks and Valleys
August 7, 2020 - 3:00am

Mining a lifetime of workplace experiences for the curriculum for a new course for the fall.

Peaks and Valleys
July 6, 2020 - 3:00am

Introducing a new blog, in which a college president ventures back to the classroom.

Archive

September 23, 2020

The pandemic has turned the spotlight onto what was an already glaring problem: what we've been teaching our arts students hasn't fully prepared them, argues Eric J. Lapin.

September 22, 2020
September 15, 2020
September 9, 2020

A standards-based approach to grading that incorporates goal-setting and self-reflection can help promote students' progress in times of crisis as well as normalcy, advises Rosalie Metro.

September 9, 2020
September 3, 2020
  • Adelphi University is starting a postgraduate certificate in environmental justice for social workers.
  • Belhaven University is starting a master of science in information technology management.
September 2, 2020

For colleges to achieve antiracism, equity and inclusion, one of the most effective actions will be for professors to stop talking so much in their classrooms, argue Scott Freeman and Elli Theobald.

August 31, 2020

Psst, here's a hint: forget about standardized tests, writes Robert J. Sternberg.

August 28, 2020

Professors are planning a work stoppage and virtual, public teach-in on police violence and racism next month.

August 27, 2020
  • BerkleeNYC, the New York City campus of the Massachusetts colleges, is starting a master of arts in creative media and technology.
  • California Lutheran University is starting a major in sports management.

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Archive

August 5, 2020

Professors' experiment suggests the limits of on-campus, hybrid instruction this fall. Big Ten universities expand sharing of online courses.

July 29, 2020

As colleges head toward the remote fall they dreaded, they must deliver a more compelling learning experience than last spring's. Most think it will be better, but it may not give students what they crave.

July 8, 2020

Professors and students alike viewed their remote learning experience most favorably this spring when their courses incorporated more "best practices." That's the path to making the inevitable virtual education better this fall.

July 1, 2020

Presidents give their colleges and universities mixed grades on the remote learning they offered last spring. How is that influencing their decisions about reopening campuses this fall?

June 24, 2020

Jenae Cohn envisions how the term may unfold for a faculty member who remains off campus in September.

June 24, 2020

Beth Seltzer envisions how the term may unfold for a student who remains off campus in September.

May 13, 2020

As colleges move from coping to planning for the fall and beyond, they should be guided by a consistent, mission-aligned framework, writes Robin DeRosa.

April 22, 2020

New survey documents how professors view this spring's mass move to virtual courses. Key findings: most used new teaching methods, half lowered their expectations for the volume of student work -- and a third for its quality.

April 15, 2020

The inequitable ways the move to remote learning has affected different groups of students; are recession-affected students flocking to online courses? What's happening with the fall semester?

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.

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