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Technology
May 03, 2016
Higher education groups say Education Department's proposed rules on teacher preparation program discriminate against distance education providers.

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

Law, Policy -- and IT?
May 2, 2016 - 7:20pm

The UMass Trust, Assurance and Cybersecurity Certificate Program.

Technology and Learning
May 1, 2016 - 9:00pm

The connection between active learning classrooms and blended, low-residency, and online programs.

Archive

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.

April 28, 2011
Two universities sign deals to let outside group teach journalism courses online, setting up debate over faculty roles.
April 27, 2011
U. of Denver's plan to remove 80 percent of volumes from its library upsets some professors and renews debate over how best to store and share information.
April 25, 2011
To broaden language offerings amid massive budget cuts, Pennsylvania higher ed system says it will offer distance degrees in Arabic.
April 19, 2011
New survey shows colleges have faith in the value of social media, but are still hard-pressed to demonstrate it.
April 18, 2011

"Call your state legislator and tell them not to take any money from #UNH,” wrote the Twitter user @PrezHuddleston on Friday. “One phone call can make a difference (think Safe Rides)."

April 15, 2011

Showing students how to read critically and formulate research queries is part of the teaching function of college libraries. But how do you teach students to read critically that which has no text?

That is the challenge Frances May, an adjunct librarian at the University of North Texas, took on when she decided to adapt her library’s orientation program to meet what she sees as a growing demand for “visual literacy” among today’s college students.

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