Technology

Technology
Feb 14, 2017
FutureLearn, the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., expands to the U.S.

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

Technology and Learning
February 16, 2017 - 9:00pm

Trying to convince non-edtech academics to read and engage with this report.

Higher Ed Gamma
February 14, 2017 - 5:29pm

Innovative routes to a meaningful credential.

Archive

October 7, 2016

The University of Illinois's iMBA program offers encouraging news about the viability of graduate degrees built on MOOCs.

September 29, 2016

This month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's technology podcast features an interview with Randy Swearer of Autodesk.

September 27, 2016

Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

September 20, 2016

Technology experts should have the academic freedom to speak on behalf of what's best for education, not just a university's bottom line, Jonathan A. Poritz and Jonathan Rees argue.

September 15, 2016

Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

September 15, 2016

Rather than shun technologies hyped by companies with grand promises, faculty members should force vendors to explain how the tools will help professors teach and students learn, Michael Feldstein argues.

September 9, 2016

New book examines how technology is changing education -- and whether that change is for the better.

September 2, 2016

MIT experiments with instructor grading in massive open online courses as a way to expand teaching and learning opportunities for students and instructors.

August 31, 2016

This month’s episode of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Tony Orlando, chief executive officer of DubLabs.

August 23, 2016

While many institutions rely on online program management providers, Schreiner University opts for an alternative way of building an online nursing program.

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