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May 10, 2021
A Rwandan diplomat appears to have spied on a St. Mary’s University class discussion about a campaign to free a political opponent of the country's president.
Nov 20, 2020
The online program management company buys assets of HotChalk, another OPM, whose biggest client, Concordia Portland, closed early this year.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Sonic Foundry, Course Hero and Portfolium.

Booklets

"Driving Transformation in Higher Education" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

You may download a free copy of the print-on-demand booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed will offer a free webcast on the themes of this compilation on Tuesday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Please register to participate here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the support of AWS.

Archive

September 11, 2018

Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.

August 22, 2018

As more universities give students voice-controlled Alexa devices, observers and critics ask why.

August 20, 2018

As one of the first university-hosted blogging platforms prepares to wind down, concerns arise about the fate of its archives.

August 13, 2018

Despite lingering skepticism about the future of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the technology behind them is becoming a focus of university teaching and research.

July 5, 2018

Many colleges are embracing IT cloud services, but significant cost barriers remain for smaller institutions.

June 14, 2018

In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.

May 21, 2018

A growing number of academics are working with the social media platform to build new products, but few want to talk about it.

May 17, 2018

Trilogy Education Services runs coding boot camps for a growing number of universities. The partnerships are lucrative for the institutions, but are they worth the reputational risk?

April 17, 2018

Students expect wireless internet access everywhere on campus, and colleges and universities pay millions to provide it.

March 7, 2018

Accreditor's backing of the Purdue-Kaplan deal paves the way for a new, unusual public university, while giving a boost to other for-profit conversions, partnerships and acquisitions.

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March 20, 2018

Analysis of Georgia Tech’s MOOC-inspired online master's in computer science suggests that institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale. But will other colleges follow?

October 18, 2017

George Washington professors review digital offerings and find lack of oversight, unclear course requirements and large student-faculty ratios.

May 31, 2017

The biggest challenge in the University of Arizona's efforts to consolidate its digital assets was getting organized. 

May 3, 2017

They spend extended amounts of time together developing online courses. Sometimes, their relationship is filled with tension. Here are ways colleges and universities address and alleviate issues and promote collaboration. 

March 22, 2017

Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

March 8, 2017

Rutgers University is employing a technology that allows instructors to teach simultaneously at two campuses, reducing student commute times and classroom sizes.

March 1, 2017

At Cornell, student government wants professors in most courses to stay away from bans.

 

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