Technology

Technology
Feb 14, 2017
FutureLearn, the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., expands to the U.S.

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

Technology and Learning
February 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

What we can learn from this SEC filing about edtech communications.

Library Babel Fish
February 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

From Truthiness to #DayofFacts

Technology and Learning
February 16, 2017 - 9:00pm

Trying to convince non-edtech academics to read and engage with this report.

Archive

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.

November 9, 2012

At Educause, a pitch for a digital preservation project that will outlast individual institutions and companies.

November 8, 2012

At Educause, a study about varying definitions of "open educational resources" punctuates ambiguity about "openness" of the new massive online courses.

November 8, 2012

The e-textbook consortium CourseSmart has announced an analytics program that will provide data about students' usage of a text, which universities can use to link with outcomes.

November 7, 2012

New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.

November 5, 2012

Publishing giant unveils search engine for open educational resources -- and its own content.

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