Technology

Technology
Feb 01, 2016
U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

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.

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

On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for 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

Higher Ed Beta
February 7, 2016 - 2:07pm

What would it take?

Technology and Learning
February 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

Why every postsecondary leader should read this book.

Technology and Learning
February 4, 2016 - 9:00pm

More thoughts from #ELI2016.

Archive

August 26, 2011

For some students with autism, the idea of operating in the social environment of a college classroom can be so debilitating as to derail the pursuit of higher education at all. For those who do enroll, their condition can make it difficult to succeed in a traditional classroom setting.

August 22, 2011

A two-year anthropological study of student research habits shows that students are in dire need of help from librarians, but are loath to ask for it.

August 17, 2011
As networks lurch under the weight of a boom in video streaming, a Cornell student petitions against tax on extraordinary bandwidth consumption.
August 12, 2011
Research universities try to negotiate a standard contract with commercial e-mail providers that would ease costs and fears about moving sensitive data into the cloud.
August 8, 2011

SunGard and Datatel announce merger that would create higher ed's largest data management vendor.

August 4, 2011
Lone Star State becomes the latest to embrace Western Governors U.'s competency-based model.
July 28, 2011

The new edition of The Pulse features a conversation with Donald Doane, CEO of ConnectYard Inc., which integrates social media features with learning management systems.

The Pulse is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast, produced by Rodney B. Murray, executive director of the office of academic technology at University of the Sciences. Find out more about The Pulse here.

July 27, 2011

Early adopters of Kuali's financial management software have become true believers.

July 25, 2011

Is it a given that technology enhances the acts of writing, as it does the arts and sciences of film-making, design, engineering, data collection and analyses, and so forth? What about the teaching and learning of writing?

July 20, 2011
Experts on technology and the law bring in some of their college-age kids to talk about Facebook and how colleges should deal with it.

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