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Feb 28, 2017
New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."

Surveys

Oct. 14, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explored the views of instructors (and campus administrators who oversee digital learning) on a range of timely issues.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 12, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a 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 Mediasite, the Learning House and Academic Partnerships.

Booklets

"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.

Inside Higher Ed featured a webinar on October 13 in which its editors and reporters discussed the themes of the booklet. Click here to listen to the webinar.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Blackboard. 

Blogs

Technology and Learning
February 27, 2017 - 9:00pm

5 questions for Marc Lo of the Sheridan Center at Brown University.

Library Babel Fish
February 27, 2017 - 6:22pm

Milo Yiannopoulos's fall was abrupt. Is there a tipping point for outrageous behavior?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 27, 2017 - 5:29pm

And its lessons.

Archive

February 28, 2017

New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."

February 27, 2017

At Simmons College, two online degree programs launched less than five years ago are about to become the greatest source of tuition revenue on the campus.

February 20, 2017

Tuition rose faster than state appropriations fell, and federal aid helped make that possible, study asserts. does headline overstate? should we add "(Alone)" or something, so we're not making it seem like Cato is saying state disinvestment plays no role? dl***Good point. Added "Alone." -RS

February 14, 2017

FutureLearn, the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., expands to the U.S.

February 10, 2017

Saint Joseph's will suspend operations, saying it lacks funds to continue without an overhaul. Many faculty members, students and alumni question how things got so dire.

February 7, 2017

Total contributions climbed to $41 billion in 2016 even though gifts from individuals dropped.

February 6, 2017

Appropriations for higher education increased in more than three-quarters of states in 2016-17.

January 31, 2017

Endowment returns fall into the red, averaging -1.9 percent in 2016.

January 23, 2017

Once a skeptic of “big data,” Danielle Caldwell is now convinced of its ability to empower institutions to match students to the right programs and provide individualized support through graduation.

January 20, 2017

Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

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