Technology

Technology
May 27, 2015
Many historians try to make their work accessible to the public. But how accessible is too accessible, and at what cost? New course offered jointly by History Channel and U of Oklahoma has some on campus wondering.

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free 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 Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

Teaching With Technology is our latest compilation of articles. As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the articles group together pieces that explore different strategies used by faculty members and institutions -- and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The Teaching With Technology booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Blackboard.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
May 28, 2015 - 9:00pm

What is your grading philosophy?

Student Affairs and Technology
May 28, 2015 - 8:33pm
No agenda, no presentations.
Library Babel Fish
May 28, 2015 - 8:55pm
Being without the internet is a luxury when on vacation - but a reminder of how complicated life with limited access would be.

Archive

June 1, 2011
Some university presses are seeing surges in digital book sales since the New Year — especially in backlist titles with little marketing support.
May 27, 2011
U.S. Education Department expands on edict to colleges about not shutting out disabled students with technology.
May 25, 2011
The same students who say tablet computers are going to revolutionize higher education don't necessarily want to read books on them.
May 23, 2011
In latest chapter of a copyright battle, academic publishers outline strict standards for how much text they think professors can put on e-reserve before paying.
May 18, 2011
U. of Chicago library, running out of shelf space, devises a solution that doesn't involve shipping books off campus.
May 18, 2011
Distance enrollments balloon, and Blackboard loses market share.
May 18, 2011
Moving beyond student surveys, recent studies use spyware and sleuthing to study how students use their laptops in class -- with the hope of informing more nuanced policies.
May 16, 2011
Online faculty burnout may have more to do with a professor's personality than with the medium itself.
May 13, 2011
E-readers are in, but e-textbooks are not, according to a new student survey.
May 12, 2011
Danish university adopts unusual approach to tackle cheating: giving students full Internet access during exams.

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