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Technology
Jul 22, 2016
Education Department releases proposed rule on state approval of online programs, cutting a provision that would require states to review of all out-of-state colleges.

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
July 21, 2016 - 7:15pm

Some tenure and promotion committees for librarians need a brush-up on how to judge the quality of scholarship. Not to mention where their discipline has gone since they stopped paying attention.

Technology and Learning
July 21, 2016 - 9:00pm

Quantifying an open online learning platform.

Technology and Learning
July 20, 2016 - 9:00pm

Relating edtech to Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky

Archive

July 28, 2011

The new edition of The Pulse features a conversation with Donald Doane, CEO of ConnectYard Inc., which integrates social media features with learning management systems.

The Pulse is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast, produced by Rodney B. Murray, executive director of the office of academic technology at University of the Sciences. Find out more about The Pulse here.

July 27, 2011

Early adopters of Kuali's financial management software have become true believers.

July 25, 2011

Is it a given that technology enhances the acts of writing, as it does the arts and sciences of film-making, design, engineering, data collection and analyses, and so forth? What about the teaching and learning of writing?

July 20, 2011
Experts on technology and the law bring in some of their college-age kids to talk about Facebook and how colleges should deal with it.
July 19, 2011
Community college students who enroll in distance courses are more likely to fail or drop out than are those in in-person classes, study finds.
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?

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