Technology

Technology
Apr 26, 2017
Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.
Mar 22, 2017
Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

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

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Student Affairs and Technology
April 27, 2017 - 6:33pm

400 million people use Instagram every day

Technology and Learning
April 27, 2017 - 9:00pm

Responding to 'The Rise of Educational Technology as a Sociocultural and Ideological Phenomenon'

Higher Ed Gamma
April 27, 2017 - 6:23pm

Rethinking the power of educational technologies for engaged teaching and learning.

Archive

May 25, 2012
Despite the high-profile buzz, elite universities’ move online won’t be what upends the higher ed market, writes Ryan Craig.
May 22, 2012

In a study spanning six public universities, students taught statistics mainly through software learned as much as peers taught primarily by humans. And the robots got the job done quicker.

May 17, 2012

U. of North Carolina-Greensboro might soon offer its first fully online undergraduate degree -- in philosophy.

May 17, 2012

Some colleges say Intellectual Ventures, a company that acquires patents, is a worthy partner and smart investment. Others fear the company's lawsuits squelch innovation.

May 15, 2012

Despite its volume, 350-page court ruling in landmark case on fair use left many questions unanswered.

May 10, 2012

In a podcast interview, Open Learning Initiative director Candace Thille talks MOOCs, big data, and what we might soon know about learning.

May 8, 2012

Washington U. Law School becomes latest top-tier law school to offer fully online master's degree. But it may be a long time yet before the bar association approves a fully online J.D.

May 3, 2012

Harvard and MIT hope their free online courses will not only give learners access to top courses, but also give education researchers access to unprecedented pools of learning data.

April 30, 2012

MLA issues new guidelines on how work with new media should be counted in hiring, tenure and promotion decisions.

April 25, 2012

Colleges consider the pros and cons of Pinterest, the fast-growing, image-based social media website, as a marketing platform.

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