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Jun 14, 2018
In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.
Apr 11, 2018
Online instructors offer wisdom they've gathered -- what to do and what not to do -- from years of experience teaching in the modality.

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
June 18, 2018 - 9:00pm

And who is studying them?

Technology and Learning
June 17, 2018 - 9:00pm

Thoughts as I head off to SOLA+R.

Library Babel Fish
June 14, 2018 - 4:51pm

It’s hot out there. Sit back and pop open a cold thriller.

Archive

April 19, 2006
Some professors respond to publicity about students' online demands by setting out some rules.
March 1, 2006
Colleges amenable to noncommercial technologies but move cautiously in adopting them, study finds.
February 15, 2006
At Troy U., a controversial story; mass theft of the student weekly … coincidence?
January 25, 2006
With participation stagnating, association makes individual membership free and sees huge influx of professors and students.
December 30, 2005
FCC officials suggest that there are multiple ways to interpret regulation on campus networks -- but colleges want clarity.
December 29, 2005
Consortium led by Regis U. offers different model for building distance offerings -- without risking enrollment losses.
December 22, 2005
7 top universities, fed up with fighting over patent rights, agree to open-source approach in dealings with tech companies.
December 20, 2005

Paying for information? In print? That's a model that's just so early 20th century, according to The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship, published last week by MIT Press.

November 28, 2005

“90 AD: A recently built Zulu city fell to my forces today. It was burned to the ground. Pity, it had quite a nice view of the ocean.”

That’s a journal entry from the emperor of Japan. The virtual emperor of Japan, anyway.

“130 AD: Persia contacted me today. Apparently, he finally convinced Cleo to introduce us. He seemed annoyed. In exchange for his World Map, I taught him Polytheism.”

November 16, 2005

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in MGM Studios v. Grokster continues to reverberate in the world where music and technology collide, as another file sharing network popular with college students, i2hub, followed Grokster Monday in announcing that it would shut down.

But if recording industry officials think they have definitively won the battle over the free sharing of music and video, they are mistaken, many students -- and some campus experts -- say.

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