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Technology
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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
April 28, 2016 - 9:00pm

A technological strategy to read more books.

Student Affairs and Technology
April 28, 2016 - 7:33pm

Wishing I was fluent in Arabic

Library Babel Fish
April 28, 2016 - 9:06pm

A new report from ACRL spells out the findings of a massive student learning assessment project. I still have some questions. 

Archive

December 7, 2011

What, if anything, can a former hedge fund analyst and his motley crew of Silicon Valley number-crunchers teach higher education?

November 8, 2011

Ambitious online partnership between National Labor College and the Princeton Review ends, but big investment from the education company may help keep college viable.

November 8, 2011

Two staffers at Oberlin, working off hours, created website promoting their alma mater. Every line features a word most colleges would never use in their marketing.

November 2, 2011

$10 million investment by U. of Texas in technology company with ties to a former chancellor and scant evidence of impact on graduation rates has raised eyebrows.

October 25, 2011

Researchers at Ohio University suggest that honor codes are not as effective for deterring cheating in fully online courses.

October 24, 2011

CIOs say that they are tired of being pawns when it comes to negotiating big technology contracts with vendors.

October 21, 2011

At Educause, learning technology experts challenge some of the critiques they hear.

October 20, 2011

2011 Campus Computing Survey shows boom in institutional mobile apps, more erosion of Blackboard's LMS dominance and jitters about the cloud.

October 19, 2011

In wake of Pearson's unveiling of a free LMS, Blackboard announces moves to promote sharing of open course content.

October 18, 2011
With the rise of analytical tools that purport to forecast student success and failure, colleges must decide who should get to see what data, and when.

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