Technology

Technology
Dec 05, 2016
After realizing virtually all students bring their own laptops to campus, Wisconsin liberal arts college opened an unorthodox computer lab.

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
December 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

Can Clay Christensen move beyond disruption theory and The Innovators Dilemma?

Digital Tweed
December 7, 2016 - 7:29pm

Colleges and universities lose talented people because, increasingly, campus opportunities are not competitive with options elsewhere.

Library Babel Fish
December 6, 2016 - 6:03pm

A new report is out from Project Information Literacy. Make sure you read it before you get too far into a library renovation.

Archive

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.
September 28, 2011
Could the creative use of technology help humanities scholars win back public support?
September 27, 2011
Faculty members say U. of San Diego layoffs of library workers whose jobs weren't digital fly in the face of the Catholic institution's social teachings.
September 23, 2011
Citing a need to save money and rethink information access, several liberal arts colleges have placed libraries and IT in the same administrative unit.
September 21, 2011
Students who loathed a Pennsylvania university's weeklong campus ban of social networking sites last year won't be happy today. But the university hopes they'll learn something.
September 21, 2011
At Sustainable Scholarship conference, academic librarians and publishers discuss why understanding readers is more essential than ever in the digital age.
September 20, 2011
At Harvard, a collective of aspiring tech entrepreneurs defy Social Network typecasting by serving each other with feedback, not subpoenas.
September 19, 2011
Recommendation to create Nevada Virtual College, 2-year college to be run by outside vendor, provokes backlash from faculty members and some administrators.
September 19, 2011
U. of Michigan Library admits to flaws in process for identifying copyright "orphans" in HathiTrust Digital Library, in setback for project aimed at increasing access to digitized texts.
September 19, 2011

The residential liberal arts college remains vital, but the model needs to consider how recent advances may transform education, writes Barry Mills.

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