Technology

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

Digital Tweed
December 7, 2016 - 7:29pm

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

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

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

Library Babel Fish
December 6, 2016 - 6:03pm

A new report is out from Project Information Literacy. Make sure you read it before you get too far into a library renovation.

Archive

January 8, 2013

Rather than having students wait weeks for feedback on homework, MIT professor has developed computer program that assigns diverse group of people to review small chunks of each student's work. MIT may use program in MOOCs.

January 7, 2013

The MLA launches online network for scholars, and convention attendees see connections between growth of digital humanities and a more inclusive association.

January 3, 2013

In the new installment of his annual feature, Lev Gonick dissects the technology developments that are likely to change higher ed -- and not -- in the year ahead.

December 21, 2012

A stalwart of humanities and an online learning pioneer -- Catharine Stimpson and Ann Kirschner -- debate the pros and cons of technology-enabled higher education.

November 30, 2012

Survey says students are generally satisfied with campus libraries, although a significant minority view them as irrelevant to academic success.

November 29, 2012

As MOOC "power users" emerge, Coursera looks to deputize its most devoted students to improve its courses.

November 29, 2012

The dominant model may not make sense for liberal arts colleges, but if you take away the "massive" part, there is great potential, write W. Joseph King and Michael Nanfito.

November 21, 2012

Southern New Hampshire U. looks to combat high textbook prices by negotiating with bookstore vendors, not content publishers. 

November 16, 2012

A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.

November 14, 2012

Gates Foundation will fund $1.4 million study at U. of Maryland to see whether MOOCs can reduce overhead in credit-bearing courses without compromising quality.

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