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Technology
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 4, 2016 - 9:00pm

More thoughts from #ELI2016.

Technology and Learning
February 3, 2016 - 9:00pm

Thinking about changing a conference tradition.

Technology and Learning
February 2, 2016 - 9:00pm

Reactions to an ELI Conference keynote.

Archive

July 30, 2012

The debate over whether professors' jobs are destined to disappear hides the real questions facing faculty members about their role, writes Jonathan Rees.

July 25, 2012

Survey shows that totally online programs are attracting primarily women, white people and fully employed workers with good salaries -- many of whom want degrees in business.

July 20, 2012

Academic library associations try to use Authors Guild's position in the Google Books lawsuit to undercut its stand against HathiTrust.

July 18, 2012

Despite rumors that U. of Washington would be first to award credit for success in free online courses, universities remain at impasse over meaningful recognition of MOOC success.

July 17, 2012

Coursera signs up a dozen more top universities for massively open online courses -- including the U. of Virginia, whose online strategy was a touchstone for the recent administrative rift.

July 11, 2012

Another public institution embraces competency-based degree programs, this time with the help of a business.

July 10, 2012

As he makes his own foray into distance education, John Thelin, who describes himself as the "archetypal Old Prof," tries to make sense of Inside Higher Ed’s recent survey of faculty views on the topic.

July 9, 2012

Having taken over e-mail and other cloud computing services at many colleges, the company looks to make visual maps of campuses. As usual, the project faces privacy concerns.

July 5, 2012

Apple iPads are gradually catching up to their hype on four-year campuses; e-textbooks make inroads as well.

July 2, 2012

Jed Shahar describes how he found educational value in the tool he once held in disdain.

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