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Feb 01, 2016
U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

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.

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

On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for 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 9, 2016 - 9:00pm

Why do we choose to work in higher ed?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 9, 2016 - 8:28pm

The FCC, security monitoring, suit against Google.

Technology and Learning
February 8, 2016 - 9:00pm

Where conservatives and liberals come together on campus?

Archive

September 19, 2012

Growth in adult students' interest in online education is stagnating, report finds, and colleges will have to do more to stand out online.

September 18, 2012

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Mark Max, vice president of Blackboard Analytics for Learn.

September 18, 2012

Kerfuffle over release of Kinsey Institute sexual research tool highlights the opportunities and hazards of app-based data collection.

September 12, 2012

Looking past massive pool of registrants, edX probes tiny subgroup of MOOC students who actually stuck around to the end of its pilot course.

September 11, 2012

Before these massive online courses truly transform higher education, they need to focus on some key teaching issues, writes Gary S. May.

September 11, 2012

Publishers say they will appeal district court ruling on landmark Georgia State copyright case, raising the stakes on a case that could set bar for fair use and digital library reserves.

September 11, 2012

Universities are going to have difficulty if they continue to claim the content of the new courses is of the same caliber as traditional courses, and yet decline to award full credit, writes David Touve.

September 10, 2012

Ozarks Technical Community College's new homepage is turning heads with its stripped-down approach that emphasizes a search bar, and little else.

September 7, 2012

A second major MOOC provider signs deal to hold exams at physical testing centers, potentially elevating the credibility of certificates.

September 6, 2012

The U. of Maine at Presque Isle pilots open online courses that are anti-massive, featuring high levels of instructor feedback and pathways to formal credit.

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