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Technology
Feb 01, 2016
U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for 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
February 4, 2016 - 9:00pm

More thoughts from #ELI2016.

Technology and Learning
February 3, 2016 - 9:00pm

Thinking about changing a conference tradition.

Technology and Learning
February 2, 2016 - 9:00pm

Reactions to an ELI Conference keynote.

Archive

December 9, 2013

The debate over a popular "early warning" system -- while raising valid criticisms -- ignored the value of such systems and also the ways they need to evolve, writes Mark Milliron.

December 6, 2013

At a conference on MOOC research, speakers back up commonly held beliefs about the medium with data.

November 26, 2013

Responding to another essay, John Raucci Jr. says that professors can be skeptical of online learning and want to experiment with technology-enabled education.

November 26, 2013

New study of online learning, finding those who've taken distance courses to be more likely to earn certificates and degrees, is at odds with earlier research focusing on shorter-term outcomes.

November 25, 2013

Using the MOOC provider edX, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology starts to talk about "unbundling" its own education.

 

November 20, 2013

An effort to simplify how institutions are authorized to operate in multiple states prepares to invite its first members.

November 19, 2013

After a year of experimenting with online education, faculty members at San Jose State University raise the alarm about governance at the institution.

 

 

November 15, 2013

Instead of waiting for lawmakers, IT officials and privacy experts say higher education should lead on privacy rules.

November 8, 2013

A new market forecast suggests learning management systems won't just survive for another five years -- they'll thrive.

November 8, 2013

This month's edition of our monthly technology podcast examines how to use podcasts to improve teaching and learning.

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