Technology

Technology
Jun 21, 2017
George Pruitt, retiring after 35 years as president of Thomas Edison State University, surveys the landscape.
May 31, 2017
The biggest challenge in the University of Arizona's efforts to consolidate its digital assets was getting organized. 

Surveys

Oct. 24, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explores the views of professors (and a corresponding group of academic technology administrators) on a range of technology issues.

Among them: the value (and validity) of data produced by student learning assessments, the quality of online education, and the shape of the scholarly publishing landscape.

Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Barnes & Noble College, Explorance, Knowlura, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, and VitalSource.

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

Law, Policy -- and IT?
June 25, 2017 - 12:10pm

Read this piece on AI.

 

Technology and Learning
June 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

How reading ‘Upside’ made me wonder about what we call ourselves.

Technology and Learning
June 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

New York 2140, Change Agent, The Collapsing Empire, and the Expeditionary Force Series.

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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