Technology

Technology
Jan 20, 2017
Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

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

"The Evolution of Distance Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

The print-on-demand booklet features articles about a range of institutions and approaches.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed featured a webinar on October 13 in which its editors and reporters discussed the themes of the booklet. Click here to listen to the webinar.

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

Blogs

Technology and Learning
January 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

Why Peter Campbell left Pearson to found xpereal.

Student Affairs and Technology
January 19, 2017 - 7:29pm

Minimal effort for maximum experience

Technology and Learning
January 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

On the benefits of arguments over empathy.

Archive

April 3, 2015

This month's edition of "The Pulse" podcast explores the question: Should everyone learn to code?

April 2, 2015

An updated study of massive open online courses from Harvard U. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds diverse learner populations and interests -- and the need for more research.

April 1, 2015

Apart from cases such as Oral Roberts U.'s smartwatch pilot, experiments with the "internet of things" are still years away at most colleges and universities -- but questions about privacy and cheating remain.

March 25, 2015

A new federal student privacy bill leaves out higher education, a move some legal scholars describe as a mistake.

March 24, 2015

U. of Michigan researcher finds that different formats for assignments result in notably different qualities of writing.

March 5, 2015

Do you think most fully online students are enrolled at for-profit institutions? Read on.

March 3, 2015

UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?

February 27, 2015

Colleges and universities face few options to curb inappropriate behavior on Snapchat. Some have turned to educating students about responsible social media use.

February 20, 2015

The Pulse podcast features an interview with Bryan Alexander.

February 17, 2015

Eight Washington State community colleges will offer an online, competency-based business degree, as emerging form of higher education wins fans -- and some critics -- in the state.

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