Technology

Technology
May 10, 2021
A Rwandan diplomat appears to have spied on a St. Mary’s University class discussion about a campaign to free a political opponent of the country's president.
Nov 20, 2020
The online program management company buys assets of HotChalk, another OPM, whose biggest client, Concordia Portland, closed early this year.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

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

On Thursday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Sonic Foundry, Course Hero and Portfolium.

Booklets

"Driving Transformation in Higher Education" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

You may download a free copy of the print-on-demand booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed will offer a free webcast on the themes of this compilation on Tuesday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Please register to participate here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the support of AWS.

Archive

September 6, 2019

Chatbots have started to infiltrate every corner of higher ed -- from admissions to student affairs, career services and even test prep. Is that a good thing?

August 27, 2019

Two universities suffered devastating cyberattacks just before students returned to campus. Is the timing a coincidence?

July 23, 2019

Pop wants to become the next big messaging app for students. But will it avoid the mistakes of Yik Yak and other failed campus-based apps before it?

July 19, 2019

Sensitive student data from over 60 colleges could be vulnerable as the result of a security flaw in Ellucian’s widely used enterprise resource planning software.

July 15, 2019

College’s IT system was attacked by hackers demanding $2 million in Bitcoin. Experts warn that other institutions are vulnerable to similar attacks.

July 8, 2019

Struggling to keep up with technology challenges, Washtenaw Community College plans to pay a third party to manage all of its IT functions. The decision has drawn criticism from faculty and staff members.

May 22, 2019

Atlantic Cape Community College reformed its accessibility practices after a disability discrimination lawsuit. Now students with disabilities are enrolling in record numbers.

April 23, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission controls licenses that could be used to bring wireless broadband internet to rural areas. But policy makers and educators are at odds over how to proceed.

March 29, 2019

Tufts University recently expelled a student for allegedly hacking grades, but did the university make the right call?

March 12, 2019

Purdue professors say it is wrong for the university to work with Chegg, whose services they see as helping students cheat.

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November 7, 2018

Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course.

November 2, 2018

Institutions are forging ahead with virtual and augmented reality and 3-D printing in the classroom -- and learning in the process how best to approach those initiatives.

October 31, 2018

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

October 24, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Audrey Watters, who writes and speaks widely about educational technology.

October 24, 2018

Educational technology companies have some trust issues and should be required to prove that they're pursuing more than their own financial bottom line, John Katzman and Stephen Bailey argue.

October 19, 2018

The university and its large online division plan to create a "seamless pathway" between K-12, college and students’ first jobs.

September 26, 2018

A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren't yet ready for prime time.

September 26, 2018

If it isn’t already, the learning management system will soon be obsolete, Jonathan Rees argues. Let’s replace it in ways that treat professors like the professionals they are.

September 19, 2018

Several Ivy League universities offer online degrees at the graduate level -- but few have ventured into online undergraduate degrees. The University of Pennsylvania could lead the way.

September 19, 2018

The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

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