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 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.

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.

Archive

July 7, 2016

Temple makes a sudden change after $22 million in overspending on financial aid. But faculty members object to what they see as a lack of information and disrespect for an academic leader many respect.

June 30, 2016

Colleges expand efforts to raise money from recent graduates. But Northeastern campaign that was widely mocked online shows that raising money from those repaying student loans isn't easy.

June 28, 2016

This month’s edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Jordan, vice president for higher ed markets at Knewton.

June 28, 2016

Critics say the Higher Education Cost Adjustment index leads to the wrong conclusions on state funding and policy.

June 23, 2016

Major study of adaptive learning finds inconclusive results about its ability to improve outcomes and lower costs, but use at two-year colleges and in remedial courses shows potential.

June 22, 2016

New initiatives at university systems show the maturation of efforts to increase the use of open educational resources.

June 14, 2016

Western Illinois U says low enrollments justify eliminating four liberal arts majors, but faculty leaders say maintaining fields of study is about more than metrics.

June 13, 2016

Hard data on which students are failing to use learning management software can help colleges intervene to boost retention rates.

June 7, 2016

Psychology instructor withdraws book chapter after refusing to add language that he asserts a publisher demanded but he deemed too flattering to the textbook industry.

June 6, 2016

Education Department will push to finalize rule on state approval of online programs before the end of the year.

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