Technology

Technology
Jan 22, 2019
Study finds that student resistance to curriculum innovation decreases over time as it becomes the institutional norm, and that students increasingly link active learning to their learning gains over time.
Jan 08, 2019
The school’s online learning platform will change its name to Harvard Business School Online, having proven itself worthy of the prestigious brand.

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

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

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

Blogs

Technology and Learning
January 21, 2019 - 9:00pm

Positive deviancy.

Technology and Learning
January 20, 2019 - 9:00pm

Matthew Rascoff and James DeVaney discuss the relationship between MOOCs, credentialing, and higher ed innovation.

Higher Ed Gamma
January 17, 2019 - 4:32pm

Why well-resourced institutions need to contribute more to higher education as a whole.

Archive

January 22, 2019

Study finds that student resistance to curriculum innovation decreases over time as it becomes the institutional norm, and that students increasingly link active learning to their learning gains over time.

January 17, 2019

The unprecedent size and chief intent of the donation help perpetuate notions that merit re-examination and debate, argues Arthur M. Hauptman.

January 17, 2019

Many commentators have missed how Bloomberg’s seismic donation can shift donor culture in higher education for the better, argues Michael T. Benson.

January 14, 2019

Following in the footsteps of linguistics journal Lingua, the editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics has resigned and launched a rival journal that will be free for all to read.

January 8, 2019

Small-college presidents gathered at annual conference work to adapt to a changing market even as they worry about a range of student issues.

January 2, 2019

A U.S. Department of Agriculture program has provided $1.7 billion in grants and low-cost loans to struggling rural colleges and universities in the last three years. That raises questions about who closes and who gets to stay open.

January 2, 2019

To avoid closure or merger, they must begin to think differently, argues W. Kent Barnds.

December 14, 2018

Bennett College will have to appeal to keep its accreditation, while St. Augustine's was taken off probation. Although the historically black institutions' fates may be different, both struggled under the same pressures.

December 13, 2018

University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research. But does the UC system have the clout to pull it off?

December 5, 2018

An academic prompts debate after commenting on low-income students’ need for smartphones and how lack of access to the devices can hurt college performance.

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January 9, 2019

Can providers of massive open online courses achieve their goal of educating the most possible people when their offerings are overwhelmingly in English? No, Roberto Rey Agudo argues.

January 8, 2019

The school’s online learning platform will change its name to Harvard Business School Online, having proven itself worthy of the prestigious brand.

December 5, 2018

The Minerva Project's big contribution to higher education might not be its vision of an elite, global university, but the groundbreaking curriculum it hopes to export to universities around the world.

November 28, 2018

Administrators at the University of Virginia wanted more from their learning management system -- so they took steps to make improvements.

November 26, 2018

Georgia Tech moves forward with plans to create storefronts for its online education programs, joining a growing number of institutions offering hybrid online learning experiences.  

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.

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