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Jun 30, 2022
Instructors’ awareness and use of open educational resources and their recognition of the efficacy of digital texts rose sharply this year, an annual survey finds.
Nov 20, 2020
The online program management company buys assets of HotChalk, another OPM, whose biggest client, Concordia Portland, closed early this year.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

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

On Thursday, Dec. 5, 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 Sonic Foundry, Course Hero and Portfolium.

Booklets

"Digital Teaching and Learning" is a new compilation of articles and essays from the pages of Inside Higher Ed. This free print-on-demand collection is available for download here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast on the themes of this booklet on Thursday, June 9, at 2 p.m. Eastern. You may register for the webcast here.

This compilation was made possible in part by the financial support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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March 1, 2022
When the pandemic prevented a College of Wooster professor from teaching at a local correctional facility as planned, she brought the incarcerated students to her campus classroom virtually by using robots instead.
February 8, 2022
Spurred by cost savings and the increasing migration to digital books, many universities are closing brick-and-mortar bookstores.
February 3, 2022
Seeking a level playing field in assessing the quality of virtual and remote courses.
January 31, 2022
The platform for sharing course materials is hiring critical digital pedagogy scholar Sean Michael Morris to help it reinvent how it approaches teaching and learning.
January 11, 2022
Ohio State announced it would drop its effort to launch a new student information system, causing a ripple effect in a sector plagued by delays and technology problems.
January 5, 2022
Lawsuit alleges Chegg misled investors and that the company’s growth was largely attributable to the pandemic and “the facilitation of cheating.” Chegg says the suit is without merit.
December 9, 2021
University of North Carolina will create an internal unit to build and manage online programs from the system’s 17 campuses for learners largely ignored by many universities.
December 6, 2021
Students at multiple law schools are pressuring administrators to sever ties with LexisNexis and Westlaw, which they claim help the Department of Homeland Security target undocumented immigrants.
December 2, 2021
Five major textbook publishers band together in a lawsuit accusing e-commerce hub Shopify of enabling digital piracy.
November 22, 2021
A free college program for union members has boosted Eastern Gateway’s enrollment to nearly 47,000, but it has also raised questions about an outside company’s influence at the Ohio institution—including on academic matters.

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October 23, 2019

Institutions aren’t switching learning management systems as often as they used to. What does that mean for companies looking to win new customers?

October 22, 2019

Survey of four-year-college leaders finds they lack confidence in their institutions' ability to adapt -- and aren't planning ahead in ways that would ensure success.

October 16, 2019

College IT officials don't believe campus leaders are particularly informed or engaged in digital learning, new survey results suggest.

October 9, 2019

Several large nonprofit universities have expressed interest in purchasing for-profit Ashford University, potentially following the controversial playbook of the 2017 takeover of Kaplan by Purdue.

October 4, 2019

Why hasn’t tuition in online education tumbled, and what will it take to drive the price down? Ryan Craig asks.

October 2, 2019

Purdue University will launch three under-$25,000 online master's degrees in engineering on the edX platform.

September 17, 2019

ASU's for-credit MOOC experiment with edX didn’t meet expectations for completion or certification. The university has quietly moved in a new direction.

September 10, 2019

New trove of data suggests a bigger, more complex, more varied ecosystem of companies that work with colleges to take their academic programs online.

September 4, 2019

Asked to explain how they balance financial and academic considerations, administrators and professors say quality is key but struggle to define it.

July 17, 2019

Trying to understand this growing presence on campuses? Tim Renick and Drew Magliozzi explain key terms and why they matter.

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