Technology

Technology
May 03, 2016
Higher education groups say Education Department's proposed rules on teacher preparation program discriminate against distance education providers.

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

Technology and Learning
May 24, 2016 - 9:00pm

Reconceptualizing the alt-ac career path.

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

Why giving a talk at another campus is the best way to learn new things to bring home.

Archive

July 13, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Higher education hates the U.S. Education Department's recently enacted regulation requiring institutions to seek and gain approval from any state in which they operate, and has fought it on multiple fronts. Late Tuesday colleges and universities got at least a temporary reprieve from the part of the rule to which they most object -- its application to online programs in which even one student from a state enrolls.

July 11, 2011
Looking to expand its alliances in higher ed, the publicly edited online encyclopedia holds an academic conference.
July 7, 2011
In a bid to stoke interest in e-books, some university presses let students and scholars rent electronic volumes for a fraction of the full price.
July 7, 2011

While experts focus on paying for the projects, Eric Jansson wonders if they need to be rethought to reflect trends in teaching and technology.

July 1, 2011
The e-learning giant, known for gobbling up smaller companies, is gobbled up by a private equity firm. What does it mean for customers?
June 30, 2011
U.S. News brings its analysis to digital programs -- and also accidentally writes article on unaccredited institution.
June 23, 2011
As classroom devices proliferate, institutions look to campuswide adoptions to ease costs for students.
June 22, 2011

UNC-Chapel Hill case raises questions about when it is O.K. for professors to use their university e-mail accounts for personal purposes.

June 16, 2011

Technology, encouraging mass production and homogeneity, could appear a natural enemy to those who still celebrate regional idiosyncrasies. And the online bookstore, ideal for marketing e-books to a global audience, might seem to portend short shrift for regionally themed books that are more suited to a smaller, more local market.

June 14, 2011
New study points to weaknesses in funding agencies' efforts to gauge "sustainability" of digital-resource projects.

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