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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

Student Affairs and Technology
February 11, 2016 - 7:31pm

Embedding strategic digital communications into roles

Technology and Learning
February 11, 2016 - 9:00pm

Would you come to a higher ed postmortem conference?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 11, 2016 - 10:33am

A tale of warning.

 

Archive

September 2, 2015

U of Central Florida is using lecture-capture technology to enroll more students than can fit in its classrooms. But is a live stream a sufficient replacement for a face-to-face lecture?

August 31, 2015

Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former professor finds that a course lacks rigor and sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

August 26, 2015

Researchers at Harvard U and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology find a uniquely MOOC way of cheating.

August 25, 2015

Middlebury will sell its stake in for-profit online language learning provider, an initiative that never sat right with many faculty members. But future online education initiatives are in the works.

August 21, 2015

Bay Path University, a women's college, has expanded its enrollment by moving beyond its traditional student population. Can it find success online?

August 12, 2015

One year after the launch of Unizin, what has the digital learning consortium accomplished?

August 6, 2015

Caliper, an initiative to standardize collection and reporting of learning analytics, is nearing release. Can colleges and vendors learn to speak the same language?

July 30, 2015

After more than 25 years of technology-enabled education, college leaders are shifting their focus to how digital technology can improve learning of all kinds, Peter Stokes argues.

July 24, 2015

Consumer-facing technology and emerging markets lead the way as investments in ed-tech companies yet again reach an all-time high. But who isn't being funded?

July 23, 2015

This month's edition of "The Pulse" podcast features an interview with Mark Strassman, senior vice president for industry and product management at Blackboard Inc., about Ultra, the company's new user experience.

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