Oct 26, 2016
Who is behind the popular Twitter feed that praises the annual Educause meeting while (gently and in all caps) mocking it? He reveals all. Prepare for SMASHING.


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.


"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. 


Student Affairs and Technology
October 26, 2016 - 7:36pm

The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme

Library Babel Fish
October 26, 2016 - 9:40pm

An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.

Technology and Learning
October 26, 2016 - 9:00pm

Why we see postsecondary digital learning innovation everywhere but the statistics on costs, access, and quality.


March 13, 2013

California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.

March 11, 2013

With apologies to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Sherman Dorn considers the hype over massive open online courses.

March 8, 2013

Are only 10 percent of students finishing courses? It depends on how you count.

March 5, 2013

Jonathan Rees found much to like in a MOOC in which he enrolled, but writes that the use of students to evaluate one another does not work and undermines the role of professors.

February 28, 2013

Carnegie Mellon doesn't want to give its courses away. It does want to promote new forms of instruction -- but only if they have business models.


February 27, 2013

New websites let users rate free online classes. So far, the reviews seem to lack the vitriol directed at regular courses, suggesting users seem thankful for a free lunch.

February 26, 2013

A professor's reflection on personalities prevalent in academe strikes a chord with scholars.

February 22, 2013

Peter Stokes takes a peek inside the latest laboratory spawned by MIT and Harvard -- edX, the nonprofit MOOC provider.

February 21, 2013

Coursera and edX both double in size and look for larger international audiences.

February 20, 2013

Oxford's decision to temporarily cut off access to a popular Google product because of security concerns generates discussion -- and some disagreement.


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