Technology

Technology
Nov 06, 2018
Universities are under legal pressure to make their websites fully accessible to people with disabilities, but is "fully" even possible?
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

Library Babel Fish
November 12, 2018 - 3:32pm

Bruce Schneier has some recommendations for making the internet more resilient and secure.

Technology and Learning
November 11, 2018 - 9:00pm

How higher ed IT challenges the traditional campus liberal-bias narrative.

Technology and Learning
November 8, 2018 - 9:00pm

Is this how we should teach history?

Archive

December 20, 2005

Paying for information? In print? That's a model that's just so early 20th century, according to The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship, published last week by MIT Press.

November 28, 2005

“90 AD: A recently built Zulu city fell to my forces today. It was burned to the ground. Pity, it had quite a nice view of the ocean.”

That’s a journal entry from the emperor of Japan. The virtual emperor of Japan, anyway.

“130 AD: Persia contacted me today. Apparently, he finally convinced Cleo to introduce us. He seemed annoyed. In exchange for his World Map, I taught him Polytheism.”

November 16, 2005

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in MGM Studios v. Grokster continues to reverberate in the world where music and technology collide, as another file sharing network popular with college students, i2hub, followed Grokster Monday in announcing that it would shut down.

But if recording industry officials think they have definitively won the battle over the free sharing of music and video, they are mistaken, many students -- and some campus experts -- say.

November 2, 2005
Everyone agrees that college admissions is becoming an electronic process, but is that a good thing?
October 26, 2005
Can video games infiltrate the final frontier: education?
October 25, 2005
At Educause meeting, James Hilton catalogs the threats and opportunities that technology presents for higher education.
October 24, 2005
U.S. hardly ever seeks wiretaps on college networks, but orders colleges to make it easier to install wiretaps.
October 21, 2005
University will offer lectures and sports free to alums and the public, and course content to students, through Apple's music store.
October 20, 2005

Institutionally, most colleges have, in one way or another, embraced the use of technology in how they educate their students. Four in five colleges and universities use some form of content management system, and educational technologists are no longer unusual creatures on their campuses.

October 19, 2005
Survey of higher ed technology leaders finds that protecting networks is their top issue -- and that lapses have been widespread.

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