Technology

Technology
Jul 22, 2016
Education Department releases proposed rule on state approval of online programs, cutting a provision that would require states to review of all out-of-state colleges.

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.

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.

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

Library Babel Fish
July 21, 2016 - 7:15pm

Some tenure and promotion committees for librarians need a brush-up on how to judge the quality of scholarship. Not to mention where their discipline has gone since they stopped paying attention.

Technology and Learning
July 21, 2016 - 9:00pm

Quantifying an open online learning platform.

Archive

October 12, 2012

With HathiTrust ruling, 'fair use' advocates in academe continue a legal winning streak that could have historic implications.

October 12, 2012

In speech to members of online learning group, Sebastian Thrun -- of celebrated massive Stanford online course -- acknowledges extent to which new efforts build on their work.

October 12, 2012

Does the aggressive move into online education create another way universities might become too dependent on corporations? Mark Edmundson asks.

October 10, 2012

Survey of undergraduates finds that use and demand have risen substantially for e-books and other teaching technologies.

October 10, 2012

Nonprofit colleges are moving into for-profits' turf online, study finds, sparking new competition based on price and brand.

October 5, 2012

After seven years of litigation, publishers make peace with Google with sealed agreement, leaving librarians to wonder about implications for research.

October 3, 2012

With sponsorship of Princeton's fall concert, Microsoft ups ante in pitched battle with Google for student hearts and minds.

October 2, 2012

Scholars debate the etiquette of live-tweeting academic conferences.

October 1, 2012

Alan Liu and William G. Thomas III see opportunities for programs with the right strategies -- opportunities that may be especially valuable amid all of the cuts faced by so many departments.

September 26, 2012

Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.

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