Technology

Technology
Sep 14, 2018
Purdue pilot program restricts access to sites such as Netflix and Hulu in specific lecture halls.
Aug 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.

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

Library Babel Fish
September 17, 2018 - 8:32pm

But labor negotiators for the University of California system can’t imagine why.

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

Books about cities.

Technology and Learning
September 16, 2018 - 9:00pm

Grappling with some uncomfortable ideas from a provocative book.

Archive

May 15, 2006
Did the university U. of Michigan dial the wrong number when it prematurely announced anti-fraud hotline?
May 10, 2006
Feminist professor bares her breasts on her blog, and some students at Southern Cal object.
May 8, 2006

If you’re not sexy, you might want to be easy.

At least if you’re a professor concerned about your rating on RateMyProfessors.com. James Felton, a professor of finance and law at Central Michigan University, and colleagues looked at ratings for nearly 7,000 faculty members from 370 institutions in the United States and Canada, and his verdict is: the hotter and easier professors are, the more likely they’ll get rated as a good teacher.

May 4, 2006
The House Science Committee is set to introduce legislation that will bolster science and math education, largely through NSF at the college level.
May 2, 2006
Colleges crack down as latest round of cyberattacks show vulnerability of information stored outside central campus networks.
April 28, 2006

Given some of its recent publicity, this might not have been the best time for Duke University to announce that it was altering a highly popular student benefit. But Duke's plan to stop giving students free iPods through its path-setting Duke Digital Initiative and to instead lend them or sell them the devices for a highly subsidized $99 has even struck most students as a logical next step in the maturation of the educational technology program.

April 28, 2006
President Shirley Ann Jackson -- a national leader on science -- angers professors and students and barely wins no confidence vote.
April 19, 2006
Some professors respond to publicity about students' online demands by setting out some rules.
March 1, 2006
Colleges amenable to noncommercial technologies but move cautiously in adopting them, study finds.
February 15, 2006
At Troy U., a controversial story; mass theft of the student weekly … coincidence?

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