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

June 15, 2006
Administrators discuss challenges posed by the popular Web site.
June 12, 2006
Appeals court upholds regulation colleges fear could cost them billions, but cites exemption that could help some institutions.
June 9, 2006
Web journals seek to enhance communication between advisers and advisees.
June 2, 2006
New authenticating device would eliminate need for in-person oversight of students taking exams in distance learning programs.
May 30, 2006
Wireless technology and search engines are just two technologies that might be meteors from which the standard science textbook never recovers.
May 25, 2006
Harvard announces plan to create engineering school as Stanford and others join push toward interdisciplinary work.
May 19, 2006
Senate committee clears bill to increase NSF support in selected areas, create new graduate fellowships and encourage "high risk" studies.
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.

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