Technology

Technology
Mar 15, 2019
Artificial intelligence from IBM that can debate humans could be used to help college debaters become more persuasive, but experts are divided over the promise of computer-assisted coaching.
Feb 20, 2019
Students in Brandeis's graduate programs complained they didn't feel prepared when they arrived on campus. The institution turned to an online platform for a solution.

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

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January 23, 2019

Massachusetts takes a swing at regulating small colleges at risk of shutting down in order to better protect students. Institutions at risk would have to be public about their financial vulnerabilities 18 months before a possible closure.

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?

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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.

August 22, 2018

User-friendly robotics simulators were hard to come by in higher ed -- so one professor enlisted students to take matters into their own hands.

August 1, 2018

Little will change in the short term for clients as two learning management system companies part ways, but broader market shifts could be afoot.

July 25, 2018

Open resources offer many potential benefits to students, but the institutional costs are real, too. One college offers a look into the math.

July 10, 2018

Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

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