Teaching and Learning
Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.
The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.
On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.
The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.
"The Evolution of Distance Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.
The print-on-demand booklet features articles about a range of institutions and approaches.
This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.
And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.
A digital badging project at UC Davis is drawing notice, but the innovation looks more like competency-based education than a form of alternative credentials.
What if a professor gives a test and accidentally gives out the answers -- but only to some students?
University will offer a new round of the courses it created with Udacity -- but this time as regular college classes.
Might massive online courses from elite institutions -- which have been credited with legitimizing online education -- actually be undermining the public view of other forms of digital learning, Peter Stokes and Sean Gallagher ask?
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Brad Koch, vice president for product development at Blackboard Learn.
Measuring what students have learned and can do is hard enough, but we really should be trying to assess what our institutions have prepared them to learn later, writes Mark Salisbury.
Adam Kotsko considers the advantages of having professors teach in areas other than their expertise.
Responding to another essay, John Raucci Jr. says that professors can be skeptical of online learning and want to experiment with technology-enabled education.
New study of online learning, finding those who've taken distance courses to be more likely to earn certificates and degrees, is at odds with earlier research focusing on shorter-term outcomes.
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