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Technology
Oct 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.
Sep 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.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson 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

Technology and Learning
October 17, 2018 - 9:00pm

How we think about genocidal AI and job-stealing robots.

Technology and Learning
October 17, 2018 - 3:00am

A conversation with the gurus of ed tech.

Library Babel Fish
October 15, 2018 - 5:59pm

A new report from Project Information Literacy takes a look at how students keep up with news.

Archive

May 17, 2018

Trilogy Education Services runs coding boot camps for a growing number of universities. The partnerships are lucrative for the institutions, but are they worth the reputational risk?

April 23, 2018

When a college goes under, everyone suffers. But faculty at Mount Ida feel a particular sense of betrayal following its abrupt closure announcement.

April 17, 2018

Students expect wireless internet access everywhere on campus, and colleges and universities pay millions to provide it.

April 10, 2018

City Colleges of Chicago looks to create fairer tuition system by decreasing the rate for part-time students, but some worry the changes could weaken an incentive to go full-time.

March 16, 2018

Online education provider Udacity quietly drops money-back pledge for those who can't find a job after finishing their studies.

March 9, 2018

Colleges seek guidance about looming federal requirement for online colleges to tell students whether academic programs meet licensing requirements in their home states.

March 8, 2018

Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

March 7, 2018

Accreditor's backing of the Purdue-Kaplan deal paves the way for a new, unusual public university, while giving a boost to other for-profit conversions, partnerships and acquisitions.

March 2, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.

February 28, 2018

Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

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Archive

April 11, 2018

Maryville University has bold plans for expansion online, with Pearson's help, but experts warn that the small private university could struggle to stand out.

April 4, 2018

Debate over the actual cost and value of online education continues to polarize participants. Meanwhile, state legislatures are looking for ways to cut costs for students.

March 30, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast presents audio and video of Bryan Alexander's keynote speech at the USciences eLearning 3.0 conference last month.

March 21, 2018

These new technologies have much to offer colleges and their students, but if we are not careful how we incorporate them, the risks may outweigh the gains, Vincent Del Casino Jr. writes.

March 20, 2018

Analysis of Georgia Tech’s MOOC-inspired online master's in computer science suggests that institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale. But will other colleges follow?

October 18, 2017

George Washington professors review digital offerings and find lack of oversight, unclear course requirements and large student-faculty ratios.

May 31, 2017

The biggest challenge in the University of Arizona's efforts to consolidate its digital assets was getting organized. 

May 3, 2017

They spend extended amounts of time together developing online courses. Sometimes, their relationship is filled with tension. Here are ways colleges and universities address and alleviate issues and promote collaboration. 

March 22, 2017

Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

March 8, 2017

Rutgers University is employing a technology that allows instructors to teach simultaneously at two campuses, reducing student commute times and classroom sizes.

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