Technology

Technology
May 18, 2015
The Learning House, an online enabler, acquires Carnegie Mellon U spinoff Acatar to be more competitive among prestigious universities.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

Teaching With Technology is our latest compilation of articles. As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the articles group together pieces that explore different strategies used by faculty members and institutions -- and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The Teaching With Technology booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Blackboard.

Blogs

Student Affairs and Technology
May 20, 2015 - 8:45pm

What does engagement on social media look like?

Archive

February 1, 2012

An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.

January 27, 2012

Could weaving the digital humanities into undergraduate education help improve students' information literacy?

January 27, 2012

Through a new company, professors at Dartmouth, Duke, Stanford, UVa and other high-profile institutions are making their courses available online free.

January 24, 2012

The instructors of Stanford's massively open online artificial intelligence course spin their idea into a for-profit venture.

January 23, 2012

Johns Hopkins University asks research-oriented faculty to re-evaluate their introductory science classes.

January 20, 2012

Any digital textbook revolution that flows from Apple's splashy unveiling may be contingent on everybody adopting its vaunted computing tablet, experts say.

January 20, 2012

Academics at a research university and a community college talk about why they jumped at chance to be part of new iTunes courses.

January 19, 2012

With the open-source encyclopedia blacked out to protest U.S. Internet bill, college librarians offer their services (and verifiable sources).

January 18, 2012

Universities have started banding together to negotiate favorable contracts with software vendors. With new effort, a group of them aims to exercise similar leverage with publishers on behalf of students.

January 17, 2012

New $100 million investment aims to fuel innovation by nonprofit higher ed; first projects focus on Hispanic students and online education in Europe.

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