Technology

Technology
May 10, 2021
A Rwandan diplomat appears to have spied on a St. Mary’s University class discussion about a campaign to free a political opponent of the country's president.
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

"Driving Transformation in Higher Education" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

You may download a free copy of the print-on-demand booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed will offer a free webcast on the themes of this compilation on Tuesday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Please register to participate here.

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

Archive

October 15, 2020

Ed-tech start-up Engageli has raised $14.5 million to build a videoconferencing platform. Unlike Zoom, the platform has been purposefully designed with college and university faculty members and students in mind.

September 29, 2020

Frustrated with Zoom's instructional limitations, developers and entrepreneurs take matters into their own hands.

September 22, 2020

Strategic Education Inc. and Noodle Partners launch new platform connecting employees to employer-subsidized college degrees.

September 9, 2020

YouTube stars Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight didn’t cast any blame on Baylor University when they contracted COVID-19. Will other students with large social media followings be so generous?

August 14, 2020

Arcadia University, which has long partnered with other colleges on study abroad offerings, will share coding courses other institutions can make available to their students.

July 22, 2020

Kevin Dougherty and Jesse DeDeyne documented how students used their cellphones during a sociology class last fall (spoiler: texting friends and checking Snapchat) and discuss how they'll change their teaching in response.

July 16, 2020

Colleges are offering free online summer courses in an effort to keep students engaged and on track to graduate. Will it work?

June 26, 2020

Park University is encouraging students from other institutions to transfer and study online for a year at a discounted tuition rate. Are special offers like this a good idea?

June 12, 2020

Scholars raise concerns about teaching on Zoom after it acceded to Chinese government demands to shut down activists' accounts. Zoom says it will develop technology to block users by geography.

May 8, 2020

Using Wi-Fi ready college parking lots is now a way of life for students with limited or no internet access.

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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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