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

Higher Ed Gamma
March 23, 2017 - 5:32pm

Fairy tales and truths in higher ed.

Technology and Learning
March 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

What do you want to know?

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

The surprising resilience of a 27 year old technology.

Archive

April 10, 2015

LinkedIn buys lynda.com for $1.5 billion, adding online courses to the job networking site's growing portfolio of higher education-related tools.

April 9, 2015

The researcher and library service provider makes another investment in simplifying the discovery of scholarly content with the addition of the Silicon Valley-based start-up.

April 8, 2015

The organization, which has helped liberal arts colleges integrate technology into their curriculums, faces an uncertain future.

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?

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