Technology

Technology
Aug 23, 2016
While many institutions rely on online program management providers, Schreiner University opts for an alternative way of building an online nursing program.

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
August 24, 2016 - 9:00pm

A book that says nothing about the winner-take-all postsecondary labor market - but might have.

Technology and Learning
August 23, 2016 - 9:00pm

Why we sometimes knowingly adopt technologies that degrade our experiences, and what this behavior may mean for education.

Library Babel Fish
August 23, 2016 - 9:06pm

There's a lot to like about Wikipedia, but it's becoming a hostile place for many editors.

Archive

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.

April 13, 2011
Community colleges plan to join forces to market their online programs in a new portal.
April 12, 2011
Survey documents faculty members' use of and views of various social media.
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.

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