Sep 25, 2015
Professors at U of Wisconsin at Madison hope to find a way to revolutionize teaching, helping teachers find out exactly how their students learn and the best ways to teach subjects students may struggle with.


Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free 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 Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


Student Affairs and Technology
October 5, 2015 - 6:04pm

Oracle's Cole Clark shares his thoughts

Technology and Learning
October 4, 2015 - 9:00pm

Changing the unit of analysis?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
October 3, 2015 - 11:52am

Questions and some answers on the shootings at an Oregon community college.



February 21, 2011
ETS says new research shows its program can be superior to human evaluation of college students, but MIT scholar says claims are built on false premises.
February 16, 2011

“Uncomfortably familial.” That is how Siva Vaidhyanathan, a professor of media studies at the University of Virginia, describes the relationship between higher education and Google — a company that has, in a little more than a decade, evolved from pet project of Stanford doctoral students to chief usher of the information age.

February 14, 2011
Higher ed experts give grade of incomplete to Texas governor's goal of four-year degrees at a very low cost.
February 10, 2011

What if everything you knew about the incentives for publishing in an open-access journal was wrong?

That is the provocative idea put forward in a new working paper by two scholars of scholarly publishing: Mark McCabe, an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Information, and Christopher Snyder, an economics professor at Dartmouth College.

January 27, 2011
After a breach, U. of North Carolina's shaming of a widely respected professor sparks debate over whether academics should be held fully accountable for overseeing the security of data.
January 21, 2011
A new report breaks down the 'inconsistent' and 'complex' regulatory terrain that Web-based colleges must navigate to operate in multiple states.
January 20, 2011
Colleges experimenting with 'virtual computing labs' say the cloud-based hubs are cheaper, more flexible, and poised to take over.
January 12, 2011
Digital journal aggregators move en masse to join Google in making full-length books available in searchable archives.
January 11, 2011
Online-only language courses might be controversial, but some have found Web 2.0 to be a boon for language instruction.
January 10, 2011
At MLA, scholars argue for the power of the web and social media to create a new generation of public intellectuals.


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