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

Digital Tweed
January 23, 2017 - 1:51am

What appears to be the largest fake news scam of the fall election was perpetrated by a recent graduate of a “good” liberal arts college.

 

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

Worthy of attention.

Archive

August 8, 2012

UCLA and the National Labor College team up to offer an online certificate geared toward undocumented immigrants.

August 3, 2012

Higher education should be done with print textbooks within three years, writes Brian Kibby.

August 2, 2012

How will MOOCs change the financial models of universities that have built revenue streams with credit courses online?

August 1, 2012

While only a minority of HBCUs offer online or blended programs, the numbers are growing.

July 31, 2012

Education Department will not enforce rule requiring distance education programs to get permission to operate from every state in which they enroll students.

July 30, 2012

The debate over whether professors' jobs are destined to disappear hides the real questions facing faculty members about their role, writes Jonathan Rees.

July 25, 2012

Survey shows that totally online programs are attracting primarily women, white people and fully employed workers with good salaries -- many of whom want degrees in business.

July 20, 2012

Academic library associations try to use Authors Guild's position in the Google Books lawsuit to undercut its stand against HathiTrust.

July 18, 2012

Despite rumors that U. of Washington would be first to award credit for success in free online courses, universities remain at impasse over meaningful recognition of MOOC success.

July 17, 2012

Coursera signs up a dozen more top universities for massively open online courses -- including the U. of Virginia, whose online strategy was a touchstone for the recent administrative rift.

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