Technology

Technology
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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
April 28, 2016 - 9:00pm

A technological strategy to read more books.

Student Affairs and Technology
April 28, 2016 - 7:33pm

Wishing I was fluent in Arabic

Library Babel Fish
April 28, 2016 - 9:06pm

A new report from ACRL spells out the findings of a massive student learning assessment project. I still have some questions. 

Archive

April 8, 2011
Liberal arts tech enthusiasts brainstorm about solutions to liberal education's "broken" business model -- and decide technology may not be the key issue.
April 7, 2011
The biggest winners of Gates Foundation's latest spending spree aim to open doors to college degrees, open access to high-quality courseware, or both.
April 5, 2011
Librarians at U. of Houston are using the popular online encyclopedia to boost traffic to their digital holdings.
April 4, 2011
Valdosta State University police charge a professor after he shut a student's computer during class.
April 4, 2011

PHILADELPHIA -- Most college library directors would order print books removed from the library if there was a robust and trustworthy way to provide access to electronic versions, according to a new study released today by the nonprofit Ithaka S+R.

April 1, 2011
Illinois librarians say deep ethnographic research is the best way to learn how to serve Latino students.
March 28, 2011
Despite legal roadblock in Google Books project, libraries might soon benefit from other digital search-and-retrieval services.
March 24, 2011
Sloan Consortium develops standardized metrics for assessing quality of online programs.
March 23, 2011
A long-awaited decision by a federal judge could be a significant blow to Google's attempts to sell access to books it scanned from university libraries.
March 21, 2011
At meeting of campus planners, 2 colleges describe cost-effective efforts to transform outmoded libraries into vibrant centers of campus activity.

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