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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 21, 2018 - 9:00pm

Narrow and deep, or broad and shallow?

Library Babel Fish
June 21, 2018 - 6:32pm

Libraries have had a long time to develop a set of core values. What if those were applied to our broader information environment?

Technology and Learning
June 20, 2018 - 9:00pm

Why online learning people are positive about the future of higher ed, and some things that they are worried about.

Archive

February 12, 2016

An error-riddled software pilot in Washington State highlights the challenges colleges face when they replace systems that power virtually every process on campus.

February 11, 2016

Cybersecurity experts say the network monitoring program at the U of California is less intrusive than reported, but question the university's decision to keep it hidden from faculty.

February 9, 2016

The 13th and final annual report on online education enrollments by the Babson Group shows how much the market has grown since 2002 -- and how little it has changed.

February 3, 2016

Pearson, in search of profits and a clearer emphasis on education, announces it will leave the learning management system market.

February 1, 2016

U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

January 29, 2016

Coursera's decision to charge learners in some massive open online courses up front -- viewed by some as inevitable -- has critics asking if the MOOC provider is diverging from its mission of universal access.

January 20, 2016

Private colleges found a consortium to collectively negotiate with companies that develop enterprise resource planning software.

January 15, 2016

Experts attempt to make sense of Khan Academy's patent application for A/B testing in education -- and whether it can even be patented.

January 8, 2016

Dozens of liberal arts colleges come together to form Lever Press, a book publishing imprint that promises to be open access for both authors and readers.

January 7, 2016

Six universities from around the world plan experiment with MOOCs that could expand to other online offerings.

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