Technology

Technology
May 03, 2016
Higher education groups say Education Department's proposed rules on teacher preparation program discriminate against distance education providers.

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

Law, Policy -- and IT?
May 2, 2016 - 7:20pm

The UMass Trust, Assurance and Cybersecurity Certificate Program.

Technology and Learning
May 1, 2016 - 9:00pm

The connection between active learning classrooms and blended, low-residency, and online programs.

Archive

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.

June 29, 2012

Bryn Mawr experiments with artificially intelligent teaching software, says "blended" online learning might reinforce, rather than undermine, mission of small, residential colleges.

June 26, 2012

At Virginia and elsewhere, would-be reformers cite technology as forcing higher education to change. But that's often an excuse for politically motivated decisions, writes Johann Neem.

June 21, 2012

University press directors bemoan ruling in Georgia State copyright case, discuss how to make up with librarians and curb unlicensed copying outside the courts.

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