Technology

Technology
Nov 14, 2018
As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs.
Nov 07, 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.

Surveys

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, December 7, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Blogs

Student Affairs and Technology
November 15, 2018 - 11:52am

Questions and answers with Workday's Liz Dietz

Technology and Learning
November 14, 2018 - 3:00am

The future of persistence in the age of "narrow AI," or deep learning.

Archive

January 15, 2018

New product from Digital Science, a major corporate player, will make information about scholarly research life cycle available free to individual scientists.

January 10, 2018

The World Health Organization is considering classifying video game addiction as a disease. Academics are divided over whether that’s a good idea.

January 8, 2018

University of Maryland University College reports record U.S. enrollments, despite a challenging climate for online providers.

January 3, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Calvin Shum, CEO of Lovoco, whose speech and translation technologies include bilingual subtitling.

In the conversation with Rodney B. Murray, Shum discusses applications for making live and recorded lectures more accessible, among other things.

December 22, 2017

Author discusses new book on social science research in era of big data.

December 11, 2017

Much-hyped company, early player in adaptive learning, plans to take on the publishers. Some see promise; others have doubts.

December 6, 2017

Scholars push for free access to online citation data, saying they need and deserve access to the reference data they helped create.

December 1, 2017

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an Interview with Mustafa Sualp, CEO and founder of AEFIS, an assessment management platform.

In the discussion with Pulse host Rodney B. Murray, Sualp describes AEFIS's tools -- syllabus management and course evaluations, among others -- and the problems they are designed to solve for institutions.

The Pulse is Inside Higher Ed’s monthly technology podcast. Murray is executive director of the office of academic technology at University of the Sciences.

November 29, 2017

The creation of internet fast lanes could come at a high cost to higher education, experts on technology and learning warn.

October 27, 2017

This month’s episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Ethan Keiser, founder and CEO of StudyTree.

In the discussion with the host Rodney B. Murray, Keiser talks about how the app -- which the company calls a "personal assistant" focused on students' academic performance -- uses artificial intelligence to analyze students’ grades and behavioral patterns to construct customized recommendations.

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