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Technology
Feb 01, 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.

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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for 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

Higher Ed Beta
February 7, 2016 - 2:07pm

What would it take?

Technology and Learning
February 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

Why every postsecondary leader should read this book.

Technology and Learning
February 4, 2016 - 9:00pm

More thoughts from #ELI2016.

Archive

February 18, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Claudia Reuter, founder and CEO of SchoolChapters, which produces the Pruvalu electronic portfolio.

Reuter talks with Rodney B. Murray, host of The Pulse, about how colleges and universities are using Pruvalu for such purposes as institutional accreditation, assessment of student learning and faculty development.

February 18, 2014

Two years and twice as many iterations later, MOOC instructors at Stanford U. say they are finally seeing results.

February 14, 2014

We need a new instructional model to replace the lecture-only format, but let’s not simply replace one rigid approach with another, Pamela Barnett argues. Rhetoric matters.

February 13, 2014

A study shows the open-source platform, not Blackboard, is the top learning software pick among small colleges.

February 12, 2014

In similar editorials, student journalists at UT-Austin and Cornell U. ask why MOOCs aren't yet benefiting residential students.

February 10, 2014

Becca Ramspott writes that the recent furor at the University of Illinois shows why colleges need to educate their students about social media issues.

February 6, 2014

Did the plagiarism detection software Turnitin cut "unoriginal writing" by almost 40 percent? Not so fast, one researcher says.

February 5, 2014

Six months after the historically black university announced a major push with Pearson to offer online degrees, the plans are on hold.

 

February 4, 2014

MOOCs need geographic relevance (which may not be massive) to truly succeed in diverse, developing nations, writes Charles C. Reith.

February 3, 2014

The Internet will soon be flooded with personalized domain names, but the near-$200,000 price tag appears to have scared colleges and universities away.

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