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.


Library Babel Fish
October 8, 2015 - 8:12pm

You can make your work open access without sacrificing quality or prestige.

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?


April 25, 2011
To broaden language offerings amid massive budget cuts, Pennsylvania higher ed system says it will offer distance degrees in Arabic.
April 19, 2011
New survey shows colleges have faith in the value of social media, but are still hard-pressed to demonstrate it.
April 18, 2011

"Call your state legislator and tell them not to take any money from #UNH,” wrote the Twitter user @PrezHuddleston on Friday. “One phone call can make a difference (think Safe Rides)."

April 15, 2011

Showing students how to read critically and formulate research queries is part of the teaching function of college libraries. But how do you teach students to read critically that which has no text?

That is the challenge Frances May, an adjunct librarian at the University of North Texas, took on when she decided to adapt her library’s orientation program to meet what she sees as a growing demand for “visual literacy” among today’s college students.

April 13, 2011
Community colleges plan to join forces to market their online programs in a new portal.
April 12, 2011
Survey documents faculty members' use of and views of various social media.
April 8, 2011
Liberal arts tech enthusiasts brainstorm about solutions to liberal education's "broken" business model -- and decide technology may not be the key issue.
April 7, 2011
The biggest winners of Gates Foundation's latest spending spree aim to open doors to college degrees, open access to high-quality courseware, or both.
April 5, 2011
Librarians at U. of Houston are using the popular online encyclopedia to boost traffic to their digital holdings.
April 4, 2011
Valdosta State University police charge a professor after he shut a student's computer during class.


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