Technology

Technology
Apr 25, 2017
The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin.
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

Technology and Learning
April 24, 2017 - 9:00pm

3 ways of looking at the world.

Higher Ed Gamma
April 24, 2017 - 5:22pm

 Engaging students with knowledge practices?

Technology and Learning
April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

The work and family juggle.

Archive

October 15, 2012

As part of the company's gradual reinvention as a provider of agnostic support and consulting, Blackboard -- joining a market place crowded with competitors -- offers to help colleges reinvent themselves online.

October 12, 2012

With HathiTrust ruling, 'fair use' advocates in academe continue a legal winning streak that could have historic implications.

October 12, 2012

In speech to members of online learning group, Sebastian Thrun -- of celebrated massive Stanford online course -- acknowledges extent to which new efforts build on their work.

October 12, 2012

Does the aggressive move into online education create another way universities might become too dependent on corporations? Mark Edmundson asks.

October 10, 2012

Survey of undergraduates finds that use and demand have risen substantially for e-books and other teaching technologies.

October 10, 2012

Nonprofit colleges are moving into for-profits' turf online, study finds, sparking new competition based on price and brand.

October 5, 2012

After seven years of litigation, publishers make peace with Google with sealed agreement, leaving librarians to wonder about implications for research.

October 3, 2012

With sponsorship of Princeton's fall concert, Microsoft ups ante in pitched battle with Google for student hearts and minds.

October 2, 2012

Scholars debate the etiquette of live-tweeting academic conferences.

October 1, 2012

Alan Liu and William G. Thomas III see opportunities for programs with the right strategies -- opportunities that may be especially valuable amid all of the cuts faced by so many departments.

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