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.
In a study spanning six public universities, students taught statistics mainly through software learned as much as peers taught primarily by humans. And the robots got the job done quicker.
Students in a University of Michigan political science class get to choose how they will be graded on 60 percent of their class.
U. of North Carolina-Greensboro might soon offer its first fully online undergraduate degree -- in philosophy.
San Antonio College debates proposal that would allow professors to move half of their 10 required hours online. Proponents say it's next logical step in digital revolution, while critics fear reduction in student contact.
In a podcast interview, Open Learning Initiative director Candace Thille talks MOOCs, big data, and what we might soon know about learning.
Faculty members should help students find a path to academic success, but they shouldn't be afraid of giving Fs to those who don't do the work to succeed, writes Melissa Nicolas.
Texas community colleges to offer different types of developmental classes in hopes of moving more students toward graduation.
Chestnut Hill student with cancer was originally told she wouldn't be able to participate in commencement because she was three credits short of degree. Officials reconsidered, but dilemma draws attention to how colleges adjust when a student is ill or deceased.
Prior learning assessment could be higher education's next big disruptive force, and ACE and CAEL are poised to catch that potential gold rush. But many remain skeptical about academic credit for work experience.
Adam Kotsko writes that intensive, small-group discussion of great works of literature still offers uniquely valuable paths to teaching and learning.
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