Technology

Technology
Apr 18, 2017
OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore.
Mar 22, 2017
Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

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

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
April 20, 2017 - 9:00pm

Time, control, and relevancy.

Law, Policy -- and IT?
April 20, 2017 - 6:35pm

Privacy and cybersecurity.

 

Technology and Learning
April 20, 2017 - 3:10am

And why this matters to those of us who think about learning and technology.

Archive

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.

September 14, 2011
A sharp split over digitized versions of "orphan works," as well as anger over Google's books project, led authors' group to sue major university libraries.

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