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Technology
Dec 08, 2016
Middlebury meets a tight deadline for going carbon neutral in part by using credits from forest preservation.

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

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

Why I'm obsessed with Florida.

Technology and Learning
December 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

Can Clay Christensen move beyond disruption theory and The Innovators Dilemma?

Digital Tweed
December 7, 2016 - 7:29pm

Colleges and universities lose talented people because, increasingly, campus opportunities are not competitive with options elsewhere.

Archive

January 24, 2013

Bob Samuels presents a case against distance education, which he says is trying to replicate large lecture classes rather than the best of academe.

January 23, 2013

Georgia State will evaluate courses much like it reviews other work done by students before they enroll. Academic Partnerships, which helps universities put degree programs online, will work with institutions to make first course in each degree a MOOC.

January 16, 2013

State's governor looks to MOOCs for help in entry-level courses at public institutions. San Jose State takes the plunge while community colleges mull a different path.

January 15, 2013

In the wake of Aaron Swartz's death, Timothy Burke asks why so many scholars have failed to consider the ethical arguments for open access -- or to act on them.

January 15, 2013

As another step in the overhaul of its core curriculum, Lynn University will require every first-year student to purchase an iPad mini, and will use iTunes U as a content delivery method for those courses.

January 14, 2013

In academe, many advocates for open access mourn loss of a leading thinker and activist for the movement. Many also criticize MIT, which says it will study its role in his legal struggles.

January 14, 2013

At HigherEdTech Summit, enthusiasts and a skeptic or two weigh the game-changing impact (so far and potentially) of massive open online courses.

January 14, 2013

MOOCs offer empty promises to open-access institutions and the rush to pursue the massive online option can trample shared governance, write six faculty members from San Diego community colleges.

January 9, 2013

Coursera unveils fee-based, verified courses, which could generate revenue for the company and its university partners.

January 8, 2013

Annual survey finds that enrollments in online courses and programs grew at 9.3 percent rate, lowest level in a decade -- and that campus officials don't know what to make of MOOCs.

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