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

Library Babel Fish
March 30, 2017 - 8:04pm

Maybe it’s not just free as in speech we need to worry about, but free as in beer (or kittens).

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

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

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

The importance of digital fluency

Archive

January 14, 2013

MOOCs offer empty promises to open-access institutions and the rush to pursue the massive online option can trample shared governance, write six faculty members from San Diego community colleges.

January 9, 2013

Coursera unveils fee-based, verified courses, which could generate revenue for the company and its university partners.

January 8, 2013

Annual survey finds that enrollments in online courses and programs grew at 9.3 percent rate, lowest level in a decade -- and that campus officials don't know what to make of MOOCs.

January 8, 2013

Rather than having students wait weeks for feedback on homework, MIT professor has developed computer program that assigns diverse group of people to review small chunks of each student's work. MIT may use program in MOOCs.

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.

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