Technology

Technology
Jan 20, 2017
Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

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
January 23, 2017 - 1:51am

What appears to be the largest fake news scam of the fall election was perpetrated by a recent graduate of a “good” liberal arts college.

 

Higher Ed Gamma
January 22, 2017 - 1:27pm

Worthy of attention.

Archive

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.

November 12, 2012

At Educause, community college makes the case for student support services as a crucial factor in the battle to survive and thrive in era of online education.

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