Technology

Technology
Feb 14, 2017
FutureLearn, the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., expands to the U.S.

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
February 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

What we can learn from this SEC filing about edtech communications.

Library Babel Fish
February 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

From Truthiness to #DayofFacts

Technology and Learning
February 16, 2017 - 9:00pm

Trying to convince non-edtech academics to read and engage with this report.

Archive

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.

May 3, 2016

Higher education groups say Education Department's proposed rules on teacher preparation program discriminate against distance education providers.

May 3, 2016

Yoram and Edith Neumann, who have been involved with online education for decades, share some lessons about what factors most help students learn.

April 29, 2016

Penn State U's World Campus plans further changes to its faculty development efforts after an online teaching certificate program became a surprise hit among graduate students.

April 27, 2016

Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

April 20, 2016

Report on the future of online education stresses central role of faculty members and instructional designers.

April 15, 2016

Graduates of an online program at George Washington U sue the institution, saying they paid more to receive a worse experience than face-to-face students.

April 15, 2016

If students are unwilling to drop their digital routines when studying abroad, they will miss out on opportunities that come from living in an environment not curated by technology, argue George Greenia and Jacob H. Rooksby.

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