Technology

Technology
Apr 18, 2017
OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore.
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
April 20, 2017 - 9:00pm

Time, control, and relevancy.

Law, Policy -- and IT?
April 20, 2017 - 6:35pm

Privacy and cybersecurity.

 

Technology and Learning
April 20, 2017 - 3:10am

And why this matters to those of us who think about learning and technology.

Archive

May 27, 2015

Many historians try to make their work accessible to the public. But how accessible is too accessible, and at what cost? New course offered jointly by History Channel and U of Oklahoma has some on campus wondering.

May 26, 2015

Ed-tech start-up Ranku pitches efficiency, not marketing, to universities interested in enrolling more students online. Early results from Columbia University are promising.

May 18, 2015

The Learning House, an online enabler, acquires Carnegie Mellon U spinoff Acatar to be more competitive among prestigious universities.

May 15, 2015

Champlain College continues to expand in the adult learner market, landing a high-profile partner with the federal government. Does it provide a model for small private colleges to succeed online?

May 14, 2015

The increasing availability of data about the learning process can help professors better understand how they can help students, Fred Singer writes.

May 13, 2015

Four liberal arts colleges -- all early adopters of massive open online courses -- form a consortium to expand their online education efforts.

May 11, 2015

Educause releases a blueprint for next-generation learning management systems, recommending a "Lego approach."

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.

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