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Technology
Sep 15, 2016
Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

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
September 26, 2016 - 9:00pm

An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.

Technology and Learning
September 25, 2016 - 9:00pm

The end of the default?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
September 22, 2016 - 7:46pm

The Yahoo breach.

 

Archive

July 18, 2014

After a “summer of non-announcements,” analysts see learning management systems struggling to evolve. Could the push come from open-source projects?

 

July 15, 2014

Coursera has come under attack after an instructor conducted a social experiment on his students, but the MOOC provider is sticking with its hands-off policies, saying they promote academic freedom.

July 11, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast looks at what's on the horizon in digital learning instruction.

In it, Rodney B. Murray, the host of The Pulse, discusses some of the trends in eLearning teaching and technology. He explores the 2014 Horizon Report and trends in pedagogy, among other things.

July 8, 2014

A social experiment gone wrong? A protest against Facebook? Performance art? Twitter sleuths attempt to figure out why a Coursera MOOC derailed after one week. UPDATE: The professor speaks.

July 7, 2014

Ahead of its 20th conference on online education, the Sloan Consortium renames itself the Online Learning Consortium.

July 3, 2014

Students who don't come to campus deserve a discount, writes Randy Best.

June 25, 2014

University of Pennsylvania instructors and State Department diplomats hope massive online courses will attract more international students to American colleges and universities.

June 19, 2014

Survey suggests students in fully online programs are motivated by furthering their careers -- and that they will look outside their home states to do so.

June 13, 2014

Experiments with adaptive learning spread, particularly at large for-profits, as technology takes a wide range of sometimes overlapping forms.

June 12, 2014

Unizin, the university-led digital education consortium, places a bet on a common commercial software platform from Instructure.

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