Technology

Technology
Jun 07, 2021
University of Nevada, Reno, works with Apple to give first-year students iPads and tech training opportunities. Will others follow?
Nov 20, 2020
The online program management company buys assets of HotChalk, another OPM, whose biggest client, Concordia Portland, closed early this year.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

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

On Thursday, Dec. 5, 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 Sonic Foundry, Course Hero and Portfolium.

Booklets

"Personalizing Students' Educational Journey" is a new free compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed. You may download the print-on-demand booklet here.

In July, Inside Higher Ed editors will lead a free webcast to discuss the themes of this collection. Click here to request an invitation.

This booklet was made possible in part by the support of Blackboard.

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March 12, 2019

Purdue professors say it is wrong for the university to work with Chegg, whose services they see as helping students cheat.

March 12, 2019

Higher education must give the next generation of technology and policy leaders the interdisciplinary training they need to succeed, write Anne-Marie Slaughter, Darren Walker and Larry Kramer.

March 4, 2019

A Purdue University pilot program that blocked access to Netflix and other streaming sites in lecture halls is being rolled out across all academic spaces on campus.

January 29, 2019

Liberty University is standing by its chief information officer despite reports that he accepted cash to rig online polls for Donald Trump.

December 5, 2018

An academic prompts debate after commenting on low-income students’ need for smartphones and how lack of access to the devices can hurt college performance.

November 30, 2018

Computer science students at the University of California, Berkeley, are frustrated with a malfunctioning autograding system.

November 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.

November 6, 2018

Universities are under legal pressure to make their websites fully accessible to people with disabilities, but is "fully" even possible?

November 1, 2018

Many U.S. higher education institutions are still grappling with how to comply with European Union data-privacy rules, but so far none have come under scrutiny.

October 31, 2018

The 2018 Campus Computing Survey finds that campus technology funding has still not recovered from the 2008 recession, despite increased demand on resources and services.

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August 22, 2018

User-friendly robotics simulators were hard to come by in higher ed -- so one professor enlisted students to take matters into their own hands.

August 1, 2018

Little will change in the short term for clients as two learning management system companies part ways, but broader market shifts could be afoot.

July 25, 2018

Open resources offer many potential benefits to students, but the institutional costs are real, too. One college offers a look into the math.

July 10, 2018

Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

May 16, 2018

Calls to create a discipline around the term risk reinforcing existing problems with how it is used -- and misused -- in higher education, Rolin Moe writes.

April 11, 2018

Online instructors offer wisdom they've gathered -- what to do and what not to do -- from years of experience teaching in the modality.

April 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.

April 4, 2018

Debate over the actual cost and value of online education continues to polarize participants. Meanwhile, state legislatures are looking for ways to cut costs for students.

March 30, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast presents audio and video of Bryan Alexander's keynote speech at the USciences eLearning 3.0 conference last month.

March 21, 2018

These new technologies have much to offer colleges and their students, but if we are not careful how we incorporate them, the risks may outweigh the gains, Vincent Del Casino Jr. writes.

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