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Technology
Jun 14, 2018
In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.
Apr 11, 2018
Maryville University has bold plans for expansion online, with Pearson's help, but experts warn that the small private university could struggle to stand out.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here.

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

On Thursday, Nov. 16, 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 D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson 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

Technology and Learning
June 17, 2018 - 9:00pm

Thoughts as I head off to SOLA+R.

Library Babel Fish
June 14, 2018 - 4:51pm

It’s hot out there. Sit back and pop open a cold thriller.

Archive

October 2, 2013

Talk of a new accreditor for emerging course providers or even individual courses heats up, as experts describe how the idea might take shape.

October 1, 2013

One year ago, Brian Kibby predicted a shift from print to digital for most of higher education. One year later, he analyzes where things stand.

September 26, 2013

After months on the fence, Wake Forest University joins 2U's Semester Online consortium just as its fall pilot gets under way, but initial student interest at some institutions has been tepid.

September 17, 2013

Following Stanford and MIT, Harvard University appoints its first vice provost for advances in learning.

September 17, 2013

It's appropriate to be cautious about the way MOOCs and other innovations are changing higher education, but efforts are moving ahead to measure and assure their quality, writes Molly Corbett Broad.

September 11, 2013

MOOC provider edX finds a powerful partner in Google for its new platform, Open edX.

September 11, 2013

The capability already exists to deliver "smart" content that adapts to help individual students learn best -- but all the technology tools won't work without significant faculty involvement, write John Cavanaugh.

September 11, 2013

Human resource and finance software provider Workday will next year introduce a cloud-based student information system to challenge legacy software providers.

September 10, 2013

Remember that distance education isn't a singular thing, and that many of the key debates also apply to traditional instruction, writes Joel Shapiro.

September 10, 2013

Before jumping to conclusions or buying all the hype, it's important to remember that most technological advances involve considerable trial and error, writes Gary S. May.

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