Technology

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

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

Minimal effort for maximum experience

Technology and Learning
January 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

Why Peter Campbell left Pearson to found xpereal.

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

On the benefits of arguments over empathy.

Archive

February 6, 2012

Association of Research Libraries spells out principles and best practices for making copyrighted materials as free as possible while avoiding lawsuits.

February 3, 2012

Blog-borne debate about a study on the relationship between social media and scholarly communications reaches new levels of meta.

February 1, 2012

An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.

January 27, 2012

Could weaving the digital humanities into undergraduate education help improve students' information literacy?

January 27, 2012

Through a new company, professors at Dartmouth, Duke, Stanford, UVa and other high-profile institutions are making their courses available online free.

January 24, 2012

The instructors of Stanford's massively open online artificial intelligence course spin their idea into a for-profit venture.

January 23, 2012

Johns Hopkins University asks research-oriented faculty to re-evaluate their introductory science classes.

January 20, 2012

Any digital textbook revolution that flows from Apple's splashy unveiling may be contingent on everybody adopting its vaunted computing tablet, experts say.

January 20, 2012

Academics at a research university and a community college talk about why they jumped at chance to be part of new iTunes courses.

January 19, 2012

With the open-source encyclopedia blacked out to protest U.S. Internet bill, college librarians offer their services (and verifiable sources).

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