Technology

Technology
Feb 14, 2017
FutureLearn, the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., expands to the U.S.

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

Technology and Learning
February 21, 2017 - 9:00pm

The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 21, 2017 - 6:40pm

Time to take stock.

Student Affairs and Technology
February 21, 2017 - 6:42pm

Rhetorical roadblocks to social media 

Archive

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.

July 11, 2012

Another public institution embraces competency-based degree programs, this time with the help of a business.

July 10, 2012

As he makes his own foray into distance education, John Thelin, who describes himself as the "archetypal Old Prof," tries to make sense of Inside Higher Ed’s recent survey of faculty views on the topic.

July 9, 2012

Having taken over e-mail and other cloud computing services at many colleges, the company looks to make visual maps of campuses. As usual, the project faces privacy concerns.

July 5, 2012

Apple iPads are gradually catching up to their hype on four-year campuses; e-textbooks make inroads as well.

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