Technology

Technology
Nov 14, 2018
As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs.
Nov 07, 2018
Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course.

Surveys

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, December 7, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Blogs

Student Affairs and Technology
November 15, 2018 - 11:52am

Questions and answers with Workday's Liz Dietz

Technology and Learning
November 14, 2018 - 3:00am

The future of persistence in the age of "narrow AI," or deep learning.

Archive

July 11, 2017

The Rice University-based free textbook publisher is the latest in the industry to pair its own course content with an online learning platform.

July 5, 2017

EAB, a research and technology services company, says the time is right for an enterprise-level “student success management system.” Other vendors wonder what took them so long.

June 21, 2017

George Pruitt, retiring after 35 years as president of Thomas Edison State University, surveys the landscape.

June 15, 2017

MIT students reported that taking course online -- instead of same course on campus -- was less stressful than their in-person classes.

June 2, 2017

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Ken Hartman, a veteran of online learning and currently CEO of Degree Quest.

May 30, 2017

The university lays off dozens of remote, part-time staffers (with plans to hire full-timers) as part of a reorganization process ahead of projected enrollment growth for its competency-based division.

May 18, 2017

Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years.

May 16, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast presents a scenario of a technology-enhanced future for education.

May 9, 2017

Despite questions about privacy, colleges using biometric authentication such as iris scans say they are mostly concerned with getting students into campus facilities as quickly as possible.

May 3, 2017

Louisiana State University takes Elsevier to court in an attempt to settle a disagreement with the publisher about its $1.64 million contract.

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