Technology

Technology
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 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

June 16, 2005
Report notes academic uses for and limitations on the technology.
June 1, 2005
Higher education backs efforts by municipalities to provide Internet access to all.
May 20, 2005
New social networking sites for students cut to the chase of what they are after (hint: it's not study groups).
May 13, 2005
St. Lawrence University seeks to unmask the authors of a controversial blog.
May 9, 2005
Educause's annual survey of chief information officers finds finance remains the big worry.
May 5, 2005
Administrators agree to clarify a policy on intellectual property -- and faculty critics are pleased.
April 28, 2005

Over the last 18 months, Microsoft has shifted its support for academic research to involve more universities and more kinds of studies. The shifts come at a time that Bill Gates, the company's founder, has become increasingly concerned about declines in support for key research agencies and declining student interest in computer science.

April 11, 2005
Academic librarians and information experts debated that and other questions at a conference session on disruptive technologies.
April 7, 2005

Last summer, in a move watched and copied in broad outline by several other institutions, Duke University gave iPods to all incoming freshmen, in the hope of stimulating technology use on the campus. Wednesday, based on the results of a preliminary review of the program, the university significantly altered its approach, while declaring the iPod experiment over all to be a success.

April 7, 2005
Brown moves to assert more rights to faculty inventions, and some professors are unhappy.

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