Technology

Technology
Mar 15, 2019
Artificial intelligence from IBM that can debate humans could be used to help college debaters become more persuasive, but experts are divided over the promise of computer-assisted coaching.
Feb 20, 2019
Students in Brandeis's graduate programs complained they didn't feel prepared when they arrived on campus. The institution turned to an online platform for a solution.

Surveys

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here.

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

Booklets

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

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

Blogs

Library Babel Fish
March 19, 2019 - 5:38pm

An important and thought-provoking book, with a few reservations.

Technology and Learning
March 18, 2019 - 9:00pm

How to feel smart while avoiding the work of getting smarter.

Archive

May 10, 2006
Feminist professor bares her breasts on her blog, and some students at Southern Cal object.
May 8, 2006

If you’re not sexy, you might want to be easy.

At least if you’re a professor concerned about your rating on RateMyProfessors.com. James Felton, a professor of finance and law at Central Michigan University, and colleagues looked at ratings for nearly 7,000 faculty members from 370 institutions in the United States and Canada, and his verdict is: the hotter and easier professors are, the more likely they’ll get rated as a good teacher.

May 4, 2006
The House Science Committee is set to introduce legislation that will bolster science and math education, largely through NSF at the college level.
May 2, 2006
Colleges crack down as latest round of cyberattacks show vulnerability of information stored outside central campus networks.
April 28, 2006
President Shirley Ann Jackson -- a national leader on science -- angers professors and students and barely wins no confidence vote.
April 28, 2006

Given some of its recent publicity, this might not have been the best time for Duke University to announce that it was altering a highly popular student benefit. But Duke's plan to stop giving students free iPods through its path-setting Duke Digital Initiative and to instead lend them or sell them the devices for a highly subsidized $99 has even struck most students as a logical next step in the maturation of the educational technology program.

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.

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