Technology

Technology
Jan 20, 2017
Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

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
January 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

Why Peter Campbell left Pearson to found xpereal.

Student Affairs and Technology
January 19, 2017 - 7:29pm

Minimal effort for maximum experience

Technology and Learning
January 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

On the benefits of arguments over empathy.

Archive

October 17, 2011
In a pilot, universities pay a little extra so alumni can have access to the scholarly article database after they graduate.
October 14, 2011
Students might not be the "multitasking slackers" some believe them to be, according to a new study.
October 14, 2011

Students may be tech savvy, but there are important online skills they need to learn, writes Daniel Terris.

October 13, 2011
Vying to reshape dynamics of e-learning market, Pearson announces cloud-based learning management system that is "absolutely free" — hosting and support included.
October 11, 2011
Union says its tentative agreement with U. of California lets it block online initiatives. The university disagrees.
October 7, 2011
Meeting on future of public universities draws big-name speakers, hundreds of attendees -- and skepticism about its sponsor's intentions.
October 5, 2011
A federal judge dismisses a copyright lawsuit against UCLA, saying streaming videos on secure course websites is the same as screening a film in a classroom.
October 4, 2011

After more than a decade outsourcing to a for-profit partner, Saint Leo University takes online education into its own hands.

September 30, 2011
Media studies professor says traditional journals and presses need to become more open and dynamic if they want to avoid becoming dead on their feet.
September 29, 2011
For-profits complain that U.S. News is trying to rank virtual programs by traditional standards that don't fit their student profiles.

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