Sep 25, 2015
Professors at U of Wisconsin at Madison hope to find a way to revolutionize teaching, helping teachers find out exactly how their students learn and the best ways to teach subjects students may struggle with.


Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free 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 Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


Student Affairs and Technology
October 5, 2015 - 6:04pm

Oracle's Cole Clark shares his thoughts

Technology and Learning
October 4, 2015 - 9:00pm

Changing the unit of analysis?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
October 3, 2015 - 11:52am

Questions and some answers on the shootings at an Oregon community college.



April 30, 2012

MLA issues new guidelines on how work with new media should be counted in hiring, tenure and promotion decisions.

April 25, 2012

Colleges consider the pros and cons of Pinterest, the fast-growing, image-based social media website, as a marketing platform.

April 24, 2012

Open course in digital storytelling, a holdover from before open learning was associated with massive tools wielded by celebrity professors, remains content with its modest but devoted following.

April 19, 2012

Pearson announces new self-paced, general education courses in hope of catching overflow from crowded colleges. Ivy Tech cautiously becomes its first partner.

April 18, 2012

With help from venture-backed company, Princeton, Penn and U. of Michigan announce they will become the latest high-profile universities to offer free, interactive courses to massive online audiences.

April 13, 2012

In the most comprehensive review to date of automated essay grading software, U. of Akron researchers find little difference between grades of robot and human readers.

April 11, 2012

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with David Yaskin, CEO and founder of Starfish Retention Solutions.

April 6, 2012

Several weeks into MIT's massive open online teaching experiment, faculty ponder how it could change the university.

March 30, 2012

Hoping to attract colleges skittish about partnering with a for-profit company, Excelsior College opens new venture aimed at helping traditional colleges move online.

March 27, 2012

In a major plot twist in the battle between open-source and proprietary learning platforms, Blackboard buys a major open-source service provider and plans a division around it.


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