Technology

Technology
Mar 21, 2017
U of Maryland University College pursues a strategy of spinning off units into stand-alone companies, seeking financial gain for itself and affordable tuition rates for its students.
Mar 22, 2017
Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

Surveys

Oct. 14, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explored the views of instructors (and campus administrators who oversee digital learning) on a range of timely issues.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 12, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Mediasite, the Learning House and Academic Partnerships.

Booklets

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
March 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

The surprising resilience of a 27 year old technology.

Technology and Learning
March 21, 2017 - 9:00pm

Concern and curiosity.

Library Babel Fish
March 20, 2017 - 3:18pm

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Archive

May 7, 2015

Lynn U organizes its faculty-created textbook initiative into a digital press. But can a university press survive on Apple's electronic textbooks alone? 

May 5, 2015

U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partners with massive open online course provider Coursera to launch a low-cost online M.B.A.

April 30, 2015

In this month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's podcast The Pulse, Greg Golkin, head of platform innovation at Echo360, discusses Echo 360's Active Learning Platform and how the company has expanded beyond lecture capture.

April 29, 2015

U of Southern California becomes the latest institution to launch an online M.B.A. program, joining what program directors describe as a market in an “experimental phase.”

April 28, 2015

As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.

April 23, 2015

Arizona State U, in partnership with edX, will award a freshman year's worth of academic credit through massive open online courses.

April 21, 2015

Academic Partnerships will push for synchronous content in an upcoming platform update, offering instructors who participate a share of the revenue.

April 20, 2015

Large study of California community college students finds that they are more likely to succeed in in-person courses.

April 17, 2015

U of Akron cuts the price of certain general education classes by 86 percent, and boasts that they will be less expensive than those at community colleges. But two-year institutions disagree, and professors say effort is penny-wise and pound-foolish.

April 14, 2015

Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

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