Technology

Technology
Sep 15, 2016
Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

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

Library Babel Fish
September 29, 2016 - 9:10pm

Cognitive dissonance made me do it. If you want social justice, why do you let your research be locked up for profit?

Technology and Learning
September 29, 2016 - 9:00pm

Dreaming about 2020.

Technology and Learning
September 28, 2016 - 9:00pm

Evidence from my wife.

Archive

September 18, 2012

Kerfuffle over release of Kinsey Institute sexual research tool highlights the opportunities and hazards of app-based data collection.

September 12, 2012

Looking past massive pool of registrants, edX probes tiny subgroup of MOOC students who actually stuck around to the end of its pilot course.

September 11, 2012

Before these massive online courses truly transform higher education, they need to focus on some key teaching issues, writes Gary S. May.

September 11, 2012

Publishers say they will appeal district court ruling on landmark Georgia State copyright case, raising the stakes on a case that could set bar for fair use and digital library reserves.

September 11, 2012

Universities are going to have difficulty if they continue to claim the content of the new courses is of the same caliber as traditional courses, and yet decline to award full credit, writes David Touve.

September 10, 2012

Ozarks Technical Community College's new homepage is turning heads with its stripped-down approach that emphasizes a search bar, and little else.

September 7, 2012

A second major MOOC provider signs deal to hold exams at physical testing centers, potentially elevating the credibility of certificates.

September 6, 2012

The U. of Maine at Presque Isle pilots open online courses that are anti-massive, featuring high levels of instructor feedback and pathways to formal credit.

August 31, 2012

Euphoria about massive online courses aside, they aren't the answer to improving access to higher education for low-income students, writes Ryan Craig.

August 30, 2012

As the first humanities MOOCs hit the ground, professors and students contemplate the limitations of Coursera's peer-grading system.

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