Sep 25, 2015
Professors at U of Wisconsin at Madison hope to find a way to revolutionize teaching, helping teachers find out exactly how their students learn and the best ways to teach subjects students may struggle with.


Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free 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 Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


Technology and Learning
October 8, 2015 - 9:00pm

Do you also write emails that you never send?

Technology and Learning
October 7, 2015 - 9:00pm

Why didn’t I hear about this book until Dean Dad mentioned it?

Technology and Learning
October 6, 2015 - 9:00pm

How professional gatherings mimic and illuminate postsecondary instructional practices.


May 18, 2011
Moving beyond student surveys, recent studies use spyware and sleuthing to study how students use their laptops in class -- with the hope of informing more nuanced policies.
May 16, 2011
Online faculty burnout may have more to do with a professor's personality than with the medium itself.
May 13, 2011
E-readers are in, but e-textbooks are not, according to a new student survey.
May 12, 2011
Danish university adopts unusual approach to tackle cheating: giving students full Internet access during exams.
May 6, 2011
As the Internet becomes an increasingly important source of material for academic research, librarians try to preserve "ephemera of the Web."
May 3, 2011
The scholarly video-book isn't just about different media, writes Alexandra Juhasz. It's about rethinking the idea of authors, readers, time and more.
May 2, 2011
The arrival of cloud computing is a time for more scrutiny of the entities that direct our virtual lives, writes Slavoj Žižek.
April 28, 2011

Illinois decision to decouple IT chain of command from the academic one, and resignation of a displeased CIO, sparks debate on "centralized" technology.

April 28, 2011
Two universities sign deals to let outside group teach journalism courses online, setting up debate over faculty roles.
April 27, 2011
U. of Denver's plan to remove 80 percent of volumes from its library upsets some professors and renews debate over how best to store and share information.


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