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IDEA was founded in 1975 to improve the quality of instruction and student learning in higher education. In 2019, IDEA expanded its longstanding partnership with Campus Labs (now Anthology) to more tightly integrate the two organizations’ portfolios of research-driven technology and processes.

Anthology is pleased to make IDEA’s historic contributions to academic research on teaching effectiveness and faculty development available in archival form on this site. If you are interested in the tools or services previously offered by IDEA that are now part of Anthology’s Institutional and Learning Effectiveness solutions, please submit an inquiry or visit Anthology’s website.

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IDEA's Focus

Creating opportunities for innovation in teaching and learning through grantmaking, supporting industry research, and making other timely investments.

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Research and Resources

Our research, including IDEA Papers and IDEA Research Digest, as well as other resources benefit the higher education community.


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