Technology

Technology
Feb 14, 2017
FutureLearn, the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., expands to the U.S.

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 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

What other books belong in this category?

Higher Ed Gamma
February 23, 2017 - 2:44pm

A crucial year.

Technology and Learning
February 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.

Archive

January 5, 2017

This month's episode of The Pulse podcast features an interview with A.W. (Tony) Bates, distinguished visiting professor at Ryerson University and CEO of Tony Bates Associates.

December 21, 2016

Education Department finally issues rule on state approval of online programs, but with opposition in Congress, it may never go into effect.

December 21, 2016

After several iterations, a college at the University of Cincinnati develops an old-time concept -- a radio show -- to teach professors new techniques.

December 19, 2016

Students appear to have moved on from Yik Yak, once a prime app for anonymous gossip and racist comments -- a relief for administrators struggling to curb online bullying.

December 15, 2016

State audit finds fault with management structure and decisions under former president, who responds that auditors failed to consider Louisville's "amazing academic trajectory."

December 8, 2016

Middlebury meets a tight deadline for going carbon neutral in part by using credits from forest preservation.

December 5, 2016

After realizing virtually all students bring their own laptops to campus, Wisconsin liberal arts college opened an unorthodox computer lab.

December 2, 2016

This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features a discussion with Jill Sitnick, a technology strategist at Microsoft, about Sway, the company’s new mobile graphic presentation tool.

November 23, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology issues an invitation to publishers, researchers and universities to collaborate on a vision for the future of libraries.

November 10, 2016

Academic libraries aren’t just expensive “vanity projects” but rather a vital part of the higher education ecosystem, argue Julie Todaro and Irene M. H. Herold.

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