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Technology
Jan 20, 2017
Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

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
January 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

Why Peter Campbell left Pearson to found xpereal.

Student Affairs and Technology
January 19, 2017 - 7:29pm

Minimal effort for maximum experience

Technology and Learning
January 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

On the benefits of arguments over empathy.

Archive

March 1, 2012

A legal spat over e-textbook "enhancement" tools highlights the importance of digital content as tech companies clamber for customers.

February 27, 2012

Throughout the Midwest, a new name highlights interest of universities and politicians in technology transfer.

February 22, 2012

As University of Hawaii puts the kibosh on a porn-peddling imposter, Educause says new dot-xxx Web domains are proving to be a real nuisance for higher ed.

February 21, 2012

Decades of Education Department data show universities allocating less money to libraries as overall spending has ballooned.

February 16, 2012

With the help of a young entrepreneur and thousands of willing college students, campus-specific Web gags go viral.

February 14, 2012

For Valentine's Day, Santa Cruz computer scientists unveil a prom-themed role-play that could portend a new frontier for game-based learning.

February 13, 2012

MITx opens registration for its first "interactive" massively open online course.

February 13, 2012

Digital humanities advocates look to hammer out a publishing platform to help institutions apply traditional peer review mechanisms to nontraditional research.

February 9, 2012

White House solicitation about the government's role in making federally funded research available to the public rekindles debate over open access.

February 7, 2012

Rice U. unveils free, digital offering that it says could save students nationwide tens of millions of dollars.

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