Technology

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

June 30, 2011
U.S. News brings its analysis to digital programs -- and also accidentally writes article on unaccredited institution.
June 23, 2011
As classroom devices proliferate, institutions look to campuswide adoptions to ease costs for students.
June 22, 2011

UNC-Chapel Hill case raises questions about when it is O.K. for professors to use their university e-mail accounts for personal purposes.

June 16, 2011

Technology, encouraging mass production and homogeneity, could appear a natural enemy to those who still celebrate regional idiosyncrasies. And the online bookstore, ideal for marketing e-books to a global audience, might seem to portend short shrift for regionally themed books that are more suited to a smaller, more local market.

June 14, 2011
New study points to weaknesses in funding agencies' efforts to gauge "sustainability" of digital-resource projects.
June 9, 2011
When Cal State Bakersfield put developmental math online and minimized the role of faculty, the program bombed. Changes have restored performance, but not faculty jobs.
June 8, 2011
Publishers look to help students who use mainstream search engines for research to find more reliable academic content on the open Web.
June 6, 2011
At university press meeting, some see advantage to having their works copied without permission.
June 1, 2011
Some university presses are seeing surges in digital book sales since the New Year — especially in backlist titles with little marketing support.
May 27, 2011
U.S. Education Department expands on edict to colleges about not shutting out disabled students with technology.

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