Technology

Technology
Mar 21, 2017
U of Maryland University College pursues a strategy of spinning off units into stand-alone companies, seeking financial gain for itself and affordable tuition rates for its students.
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

Higher Ed Gamma
March 23, 2017 - 5:32pm

Fairy tales and truths in higher ed.

Technology and Learning
March 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

The surprising resilience of a 27 year old technology.

Technology and Learning
March 21, 2017 - 9:00pm

Concern and curiosity.

Archive

June 23, 2016

Major study of adaptive learning finds inconclusive results about its ability to improve outcomes and lower costs, but use at two-year colleges and in remedial courses shows potential.

June 22, 2016

New initiatives at university systems show the maturation of efforts to increase the use of open educational resources.

June 14, 2016

Western Illinois U says low enrollments justify eliminating four liberal arts majors, but faculty leaders say maintaining fields of study is about more than metrics.

June 13, 2016

Hard data on which students are failing to use learning management software can help colleges intervene to boost retention rates.

June 7, 2016

Psychology instructor withdraws book chapter after refusing to add language that he asserts a publisher demanded but he deemed too flattering to the textbook industry.

June 6, 2016

Education Department will push to finalize rule on state approval of online programs before the end of the year.

May 31, 2016

Chancellor's smartphone action during recent graduation ceremony sparks conversation about academics' etiquette and netiquette (and lack thereof). 

May 27, 2016

This month's edition of The Pulse, marking the 10th anniversary of the podcast, features a history of the format and a how-to guide.

May 19, 2016

Companies spend millions of dollars so colleges can offer their programs online. 2U says data can tell the company if the investment will be worth it.

May 16, 2016

Conference at Georgetown U discusses how to train future ed-tech leaders and whether creating a new discipline is the answer.

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