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

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

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

Technology and Learning
November 12, 2018 - 9:00pm

What a couple of lost dogs tell us about community and technology.

Library Babel Fish
November 12, 2018 - 3:32pm

Bruce Schneier has some recommendations for making the internet more resilient and secure.

Archive

October 26, 2017

A horizontal approach to open educational resources reaches the most students in the quickest way possible, writes Daniel Williamson.

October 19, 2017

Some of the technology institute’s graduates can now choose to receive secure virtual credentials protected by block-chain technology.

October 6, 2017

After years of deals for devices, the tech giant’s arrangement with Ohio State suggests a greater willingness to focus on student learning.

October 4, 2017

Long Island U says it is turning things around, financially and otherwise, one year after a faculty lockout. Professors say the institution continues to falter.

October 3, 2017

Just because professors who teach online don't have to be physically on campus doesn't mean they shouldn't be, writes Penelope Adams Moon.

September 22, 2017

Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.

September 20, 2017

Ruling in high-profile sexual harassment case suggests that foreign students in online courses have no recourse under Title IX.

September 15, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Chalex, vice president of product management at Blackboard.

In the conversation with host Rodney B. Murray, Chalex discusses the company’s plans for Blackboard Learn and its learning platform, amid other topics.

September 12, 2017

New paper on artificial intelligence that can (mostly) correctly pick self-identified gays and lesbians based on photos has been called nearly everything -- from bad science to an important “wake-up call.”

September 8, 2017

Arkansas’s new public online university chooses national accreditor over its regional agency, raising questions about pace, prestige and the state of quality assurance.

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