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

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

Worthy of attention.

Law, Policy -- and IT?
January 22, 2017 - 10:32am

A new Internet agenda.

 

Archive

September 24, 2012

Arguing that the issues are different in science and humanities publishing, history association urges caution on movement to make journal access free.

September 21, 2012

A handful of services are offering to take a student's online course from start to finish for a hefty fee, raising concerns among online education providers.

September 19, 2012

Already the largest provider of massive open online courses, Coursera doubles its list of university partners. Just how broad will the company's emerging MOOC empire become?

September 19, 2012

Growth in adult students' interest in online education is stagnating, report finds, and colleges will have to do more to stand out online.

September 18, 2012

This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Mark Max, vice president of Blackboard Analytics for Learn.

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.

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