Technology

Technology
Jan 20, 2017
Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

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

Higher Ed Gamma
January 23, 2017 - 8:16pm

Insights and engagement.

 

Digital Tweed
January 23, 2017 - 1:51am

What appears to be the largest fake news scam of the fall election was perpetrated by a recent graduate of a “good” liberal arts college.

 

Archive

September 19, 2014

Higher ed lobbying group and advocates for students with disabilities are at odds over a proposal that would require a federal agency to set guidelines for the accessibility of technology products on campus.

September 15, 2014

A new shade on lead generation includes assessments, online courses and mentors to help ensure that students can succeed once they enroll.

September 9, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast looks at what the future holds for efforts to use technology to "flip" the classroom.

September 9, 2014

Students learn something from the way professors respond, even to messages that never should have been sent, writes Danielle DeRise.

September 8, 2014

The University of Maryland University College needs to change to stay alive. But so far the university can only agree on what it doesn’t want to change into.

September 4, 2014

EdCast, a new online education platform provider, wants to use open-source software to help institutions teach courses to on-campus and online students all at once.

August 28, 2014

The drive for open educational resources is unlikely to take hold without more commercial support and incentives for faculty members and other stakeholders, Brian Jacobs argues.

August 27, 2014

A faculty member at Salem College bans students from emailing her. The goal: increasing student-faculty interaction.

August 25, 2014

The nonprofit Kuali Foundation launches a commercial service provider, 10 years after the community's formation.

August 22, 2014

Analysis shows deep-pocketed investors are searching for winners in an unsettled ed-tech market.

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