Technology

Technology
Nov 14, 2018
As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs.
Nov 07, 2018
Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course.

Surveys

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, December 7, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

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

Blogs

Student Affairs and Technology
November 15, 2018 - 11:52am

Questions and answers with Workday's Liz Dietz

Technology and Learning
November 14, 2018 - 3:00am

The future of persistence in the age of "narrow AI," or deep learning.

Archive

November 14, 2018

As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs.

November 6, 2018

Universities are under legal pressure to make their websites fully accessible to people with disabilities, but is "fully" even possible?

November 1, 2018

Many U.S. higher education institutions are still grappling with how to comply with European Union data-privacy rules, but so far none have come under scrutiny.

October 31, 2018

The 2018 Campus Computing Survey finds that campus technology funding has still not recovered from the 2008 recession, despite increased demand on resources and services.

October 30, 2018

Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?

October 26, 2018

Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target.

October 16, 2018

The private historically black institution in Georgia says it will seek a new accreditor after a federal judge rules that a regional agency can withdraw its stamp of approval, blocking access to federal financial aid.

September 14, 2018

Purdue pilot program restricts access to sites such as Netflix and Hulu in specific lecture halls.

September 11, 2018

Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.

August 22, 2018

As more universities give students voice-controlled Alexa devices, observers and critics ask why.

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Archive

November 7, 2018

Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course.

November 2, 2018

Institutions are forging ahead with virtual and augmented reality and 3-D printing in the classroom -- and learning in the process how best to approach those initiatives.

October 31, 2018

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

October 24, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Audrey Watters, who writes and speaks widely about educational technology.

October 24, 2018

Educational technology companies have some trust issues and should be required to prove that they're pursuing more than their own financial bottom line, John Katzman and Stephen Bailey argue.

October 19, 2018

The university and its large online division plan to create a "seamless pathway" between K-12, college and students’ first jobs.

September 26, 2018

A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren't yet ready for prime time.

September 26, 2018

If it isn’t already, the learning management system will soon be obsolete, Jonathan Rees argues. Let’s replace it in ways that treat professors like the professionals they are.

September 19, 2018

Several Ivy League universities offer online degrees at the graduate level -- but few have ventured into online undergraduate degrees. The University of Pennsylvania could lead the way.

September 19, 2018

The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

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