Technology

Technology
Feb 01, 2016
U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for 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
February 4, 2016 - 9:00pm

More thoughts from #ELI2016.

Technology and Learning
February 3, 2016 - 9:00pm

Thinking about changing a conference tradition.

Technology and Learning
February 2, 2016 - 9:00pm

Reactions to an ELI Conference keynote.

Archive

May 18, 2011
Moving beyond student surveys, recent studies use spyware and sleuthing to study how students use their laptops in class -- with the hope of informing more nuanced policies.
May 16, 2011
Online faculty burnout may have more to do with a professor's personality than with the medium itself.
May 13, 2011
E-readers are in, but e-textbooks are not, according to a new student survey.
May 12, 2011
Danish university adopts unusual approach to tackle cheating: giving students full Internet access during exams.
May 6, 2011
As the Internet becomes an increasingly important source of material for academic research, librarians try to preserve "ephemera of the Web."
May 3, 2011

The scholarly video-book isn't just about different media, writes Alexandra Juhasz. It's about rethinking the idea of authors, readers, time and more.

April 28, 2011

Illinois decision to decouple IT chain of command from the academic one, and resignation of a displeased CIO, sparks debate on "centralized" technology.

April 28, 2011
Two universities sign deals to let outside group teach journalism courses online, setting up debate over faculty roles.
April 27, 2011
U. of Denver's plan to remove 80 percent of volumes from its library upsets some professors and renews debate over how best to store and share information.
April 25, 2011
To broaden language offerings amid massive budget cuts, Pennsylvania higher ed system says it will offer distance degrees in Arabic.

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