Technology

Technology
Aug 23, 2016
While many institutions rely on online program management providers, Schreiner University opts for an alternative way of building an online nursing program.

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

Library Babel Fish
August 23, 2016 - 9:06pm

There's a lot to like about Wikipedia, but it's becoming a hostile place for many editors.

Technology and Learning
August 23, 2016 - 9:00pm

Why we sometimes knowingly adopt technologies that degrade our experiences, and what this behavior may mean for education.

Higher Ed Gamma
August 22, 2016 - 8:01pm

The next stage in the business model of the disrupted university.

Archive

October 13, 2011
Vying to reshape dynamics of e-learning market, Pearson announces cloud-based learning management system that is "absolutely free" — hosting and support included.
October 11, 2011
Union says its tentative agreement with U. of California lets it block online initiatives. The university disagrees.
October 7, 2011
Meeting on future of public universities draws big-name speakers, hundreds of attendees -- and skepticism about its sponsor's intentions.
October 5, 2011
A federal judge dismisses a copyright lawsuit against UCLA, saying streaming videos on secure course websites is the same as screening a film in a classroom.
October 4, 2011

After more than a decade outsourcing to a for-profit partner, Saint Leo University takes online education into its own hands.

September 30, 2011
Media studies professor says traditional journals and presses need to become more open and dynamic if they want to avoid becoming dead on their feet.
September 29, 2011
For-profits complain that U.S. News is trying to rank virtual programs by traditional standards that don't fit their student profiles.
September 28, 2011
Could the creative use of technology help humanities scholars win back public support?
September 27, 2011
Faculty members say U. of San Diego layoffs of library workers whose jobs weren't digital fly in the face of the Catholic institution's social teachings.
September 23, 2011
Citing a need to save money and rethink information access, several liberal arts colleges have placed libraries and IT in the same administrative unit.

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