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 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

What other books belong in this category?

Higher Ed Gamma
February 23, 2017 - 2:44pm

A crucial year.

Technology and Learning
February 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.

Archive

May 17, 2013

Is all the talk about "innovation" masking anxiety about how higher education might be reshaped? Peter Stokes asks.

May 16, 2013

A report aims to reframe a hot debate in California over online education as lawmakers get ready to work on the state's budget.

May 14, 2013

Georgia Tech and Udacity, a MOOC provider, team up to dramatically lower the cost of a computer science master's degree.

May 10, 2013

New study examines the low completion rates of MOOCs.

May 9, 2013

The growth in the number of professors teaching fully or mostly online gives community college students far fewer opportunities to interact with possible advisers and mentors, writes Keith Kroll.

May 8, 2013

In an effort to prevent online companies from competing against it using its own faculty, the University of Pennsylvania drafts new guidelines for faculty.

May 7, 2013

This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Brown of Ocean County College, discussing tools that can help faculty members teach lab courses in online settings.

May 6, 2013

A worthy concept has been degraded and is not nearly as open or online or oriented on educational goals as were its first iterations, writes Kevin Bell.

May 3, 2013

A new position statement from the National Council of Teachers of English says machine scoring of essays is easily "gamed" and can't grasp the same elements people can.

May 2, 2013

Even as colleges add massive online courses or grant credit for them, survey finds most presidents are dubious that the innovation will transform learning or produce savings.

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