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Aug 13, 2018
Despite lingering skepticism about the future of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the technology behind them is becoming a focus of university teaching and research.
Aug 01, 2018
Little will change in the short term for clients as two learning management system companies part ways, but broader market shifts could be afoot.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson and VitalSource.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, December 7, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

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

Blogs

Technology and Learning
August 13, 2018 - 9:00pm

Do you have giant concrete buildings on your campus?

Library Babel Fish
August 12, 2018 - 8:45pm

It’s challenging to discuss “evaluation of sources” in this sociotechnical moment.

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March 8, 2018

Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

March 7, 2018

Accreditor's backing of the Purdue-Kaplan deal paves the way for a new, unusual public university, while giving a boost to other for-profit conversions, partnerships and acquisitions.

March 2, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.

February 28, 2018

Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

February 6, 2018

The consortium, which recently declared bankruptcy, may have found a white knight to continue the work of its Horizon Project.

January 26, 2018

In this month's episode of The Pulse podcast, Rodney B. Murray discusses USciences eLearning 3.0, the conference that his institution, the University of the Sciences, is holding March 7.

Murray, host of The Pulse, explores the conference's 16-year history and the highlights of this year's agenda, including a keynote from Bryan Alexander and a panel on the future of higher education.

January 23, 2018

WeWork and 2U are working to create a “global campus” for adults studying for job-friendly credentials online, expanding their competitive footprint.

January 17, 2018

University of Rhode Island plans to use its library to broaden the reach of artificial intelligence.

January 15, 2018

New product from Digital Science, a major corporate player, will make information about scholarly research life cycle available free to individual scientists.

January 10, 2018

The World Health Organization is considering classifying video game addiction as a disease. Academics are divided over whether that’s a good idea.

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Archive

October 18, 2017

George Washington professors review digital offerings and find lack of oversight, unclear course requirements and large student-faculty ratios.

May 31, 2017

The biggest challenge in the University of Arizona's efforts to consolidate its digital assets was getting organized. 

May 3, 2017

They spend extended amounts of time together developing online courses. Sometimes, their relationship is filled with tension. Here are ways colleges and universities address and alleviate issues and promote collaboration. 

March 22, 2017

Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

March 8, 2017

Rutgers University is employing a technology that allows instructors to teach simultaneously at two campuses, reducing student commute times and classroom sizes.

March 1, 2017

At Cornell, student government wants professors in most courses to stay away from bans.

 

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