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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

Student Affairs and Technology
February 11, 2016 - 7:31pm

Embedding strategic digital communications into roles

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 11, 2016 - 10:33am

A tale of warning.

 

Technology and Learning
February 11, 2016 - 9:00pm

Would you come to a higher ed postmortem conference?

Archive

May 23, 2011
In latest chapter of a copyright battle, academic publishers outline strict standards for how much text they think professors can put on e-reserve before paying.
May 18, 2011
U. of Chicago library, running out of shelf space, devises a solution that doesn't involve shipping books off campus.
May 18, 2011
Distance enrollments balloon, and Blackboard loses market share.
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.

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