Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Oct 28, 2020
Teacher education programs were facing major problems even before the pandemic, but are they dying of natural causes or being killed off? Either way, what's lost when they go away for good?
Oct 27, 2020
With some colleges and universities planning to continue online learning into the spring, students are now looking at over a year of learning from home. How will their well-being and academics be affected?


Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

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Peaks and Valleys
October 29, 2020 - 3:00am

An instructor wonders: Which leaders from history will my students see as weak and strong?

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.


September 22, 2020
September 15, 2020
September 9, 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 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.
August 26, 2020

Nicholas H. Snow offers a suggestion to his research scholar colleagues: navigate this perfect storm by making teaching and serving undergraduate students your highest priority.



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.

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.



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