Technology

Technology
Sep 15, 2016
Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

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
September 29, 2016 - 9:10pm

Cognitive dissonance made me do it. If you want social justice, why do you let your research be locked up for profit?

Technology and Learning
September 29, 2016 - 9:00pm

Dreaming about 2020.

Technology and Learning
September 28, 2016 - 9:00pm

Evidence from my wife.

Archive

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.
May 25, 2011
The same students who say tablet computers are going to revolutionize higher education don't necessarily want to read books on them.
May 23, 2011
In latest chapter of a copyright battle, academic publishers outline strict standards for how much text they think professors can put on e-reserve before paying.
May 18, 2011
U. of Chicago library, running out of shelf space, devises a solution that doesn't involve shipping books off campus.
May 18, 2011
Distance enrollments balloon, and Blackboard loses market share.
May 18, 2011
Moving beyond student surveys, recent studies use spyware and sleuthing to study how students use their laptops in class -- with the hope of informing more nuanced policies.

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