Technology

Technology
Apr 26, 2017
Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.
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 30, 2017 - 9:00pm

How might online learning align with the mission of your (small) college?

Library Babel Fish
April 30, 2017 - 7:01pm

Women had a lot to do with it, just as masculinity has a lot to do with our current tech environment.

Student Affairs and Technology
April 27, 2017 - 6:33pm

400 million people use Instagram every day

Archive

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.

September 26, 2012

Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.

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.

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