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.
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Brown of Ocean County College, discussing tools that can help faculty members teach lab courses in online settings.
A new position statement from the National Council of Teachers of English says machine scoring of essays is easily "gamed" and can't grasp the same elements people can.
Disciplines that are under siege would do well to reject the models for their fields that were created by elite universities and that scare off students and the public, write Chris Buczinsky and Robert Frodeman.
New study suggests that the reasons students seek a higher education can have a big impact on their grades and likelihood of staying enrolled.
Students may be more willing to welcome significant learning experiences than critics of academe realize, at least if professors make the right assignments, writes Robert M. Eisinger.
Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.
Writing professors issue warning about plagiarism detection software.
Nebraska's Midland University finds success with a "three strikes" attendance policy.
Survey of executives suggests that companies are more concerned with graduates' broad skills than their field of study.
At annual gathering of study abroad administrators, speakers describe a need for programs guided by more clearly defined learning outcomes.
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