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Technology
Jul 25, 2016
Education Department releases proposed rule on state approval of online programs, cutting a provision that would require states to review all out-of-state colleges.

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

Law, Policy -- and IT?
July 25, 2016 - 6:06pm

Cloud computing, Yahoo sale, Russia.

Higher Ed Gamma
July 25, 2016 - 6:08pm

A new version of the blog.

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

Recommending a political / information thriller set in the mid-21st century.

Archive

April 27, 2016

Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

April 20, 2016

Report on the future of online education stresses central role of faculty members and instructional designers.

April 15, 2016

Graduates of an online program at George Washington U sue the institution, saying they paid more to receive a worse experience than face-to-face students.

April 15, 2016

If students are unwilling to drop their digital routines when studying abroad, they will miss out on opportunities that come from living in an environment not curated by technology, argue George Greenia and Jacob H. Rooksby.

April 14, 2016

The steep investment is preventing two-year institutions from creating massive open online courses, but SUNY Broome Community College found a way -- and a purpose for one.

March 29, 2016

Anti-Semitic fliers printed remotely at dozens of universities are a reminder than even printers can serve as a gateway for hackers.

March 29, 2016

A backlash against state reciprocity in the regulation of online education is misguided, write Phil Hill and Russ Poulin, who argue that consistently applied regulations are good for consumer choice and protection.

March 29, 2016

This month's edition of the technology podcast features a discussion with the senior researcher at the New Media Consortium.

March 21, 2016

Initiative to simplify how colleges become authorized to offer online education outside their home state once again runs into opposition from advocacy groups, this time in New York.

February 22, 2016

Study shows faculty members remain skeptical of digital course materials and generally unfamiliar with open educational resources.

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