Technology

Technology
Apr 25, 2017
The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin.
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
April 24, 2017 - 5:22pm

 Engaging students with knowledge practices?

Technology and Learning
April 24, 2017 - 9:00pm

3 ways of looking at the world.

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

The work and family juggle.

Archive

December 12, 2014

Can active learning techniques and flexible classroom seating improve student outcomes? Research at Ball State University has produced mixed results.

December 9, 2014

MIT removes courses of prominent professor it found to have engaged in online sexual harassment of a student.

December 2, 2014

Elite research universities, which have been leaders in exporting modular courses and resources to other colleges, are considering using them at their own campuses.

December 2, 2014

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features the first part of a two-part interview with Jay Bhatt, the chief executive officer of Blackboard.

November 21, 2014

To combat the skepticism found in Inside Higher Ed's faculty survey on technology, colleges must give professors more control over how online courses are developed and delivered, Marie Norman argues.

November 17, 2014

Transform CSCU 2020, a plan to reform most of Connecticut's public institutions, faces faculty pushback over centralization and online education.

November 14, 2014

Saint Mary's College of California introduces a "Digital Driver's License" for faculty members teaching online. It may become a requirement for teaching in its business school at all.

November 10, 2014

The U. of Florida's political science department turns down a request to build a fully online degree over concerns about quality and the university's commitment.

November 6, 2014

Did the U. of Kansas overstep its bounds when it expelled a student for harassing an ex-girlfriend online, or was it acting on instructions from the federal government?

October 30, 2014

Lynn U.'s tablet revolution marches on. Its next initiative: affordable online degree programs delivered exclusively through iPads -- at tuition rates that are a fraction of what the university regularly charges.

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