Technology

Technology
Mar 27, 2017
At conference for academic and research librarians, attendees begin to fight back against proposed federal funding cuts.
Mar 22, 2017
Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

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

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
March 29, 2017 - 9:00pm

Why experimentation and competition is good for our liberal arts institutions.

Technology and Learning
March 28, 2017 - 9:00pm

On social learning, cooperation, and the value of sometimes going analog.

Student Affairs and Technology
March 28, 2017 - 5:10pm

The importance of digital fluency

Archive

January 25, 2013

One group seemed largely missing from the digital learners' bill of rights that a group of educators and others released this week, writes Anya Kamenetz: online learners themselves.

January 24, 2013

Andrew Ng on what MOOCs and the "Wild West" of higher education are teaching professors.

January 24, 2013

12 scholars and experts on technology and education propose a "bill of rights" for those who study online -- a first draft, they quickly emphasize.

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.

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