Technology

Technology
May 18, 2017
Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years.
May 03, 2017
They spend extended amounts of time together developing online courses. Sometimes, their relationship is filled with tension. Here are ways colleges and universities address and alleviate issues and promote collaboration. 

Surveys

Oct. 24, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explores the views of professors (and a corresponding group of academic technology administrators) on a range of technology issues.

Among them: the value (and validity) of data produced by student learning assessments, the quality of online education, and the shape of the scholarly publishing landscape.

Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Barnes & Noble College, Explorance, Knowlura, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, and VitalSource.

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

Student Affairs and Technology
May 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

Sharing counseling resources via social media

Technology and Learning
May 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

Some data, some questions, and some more questions.

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

A guest post (and Q&A) from Michigan's James DeVaney.

Archive

January 30, 2015

The Pulse podcast offers highlights from a regional conference on distance learning.

January 26, 2015

Jeff Rice wonders if the public discussion about the offensive comments on the popular app is missing the real significance of what students are communicating.

January 14, 2015

Some university IT offices are struggling to keep up with the pace of change in technology, which a report describes as the "new normal" for higher education.

January 9, 2015

Randy Best writes that, despite all the hype, the massive course trend may be more faddish than influential.

January 5, 2015

Adding students to sections has no impact on outcomes, according to a large national study.

December 18, 2014

The second part of a two-part interview with Blackboard CEO Jay Bhatt.

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.

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