Technology

Technology
May 03, 2016
Higher education groups say Education Department's proposed rules on teacher preparation program discriminate against distance education providers.

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
May 26, 2016 - 9:00pm

Learning from dead malls and big malls.

Student Affairs and Technology
May 26, 2016 - 6:29pm

Teaching and development.

Technology and Learning
May 25, 2016 - 9:00pm

Sociology -> Technology -> Learning -> Organizations -> Organizational Change

Archive

January 6, 2011
College technologists and e-mail providers say that, in the campus context, reports of the death of e-mail have been greatly exaggerated.
January 3, 2011
Did 4 nursing students deserve to be kicked out of their program for a photograph they took and posted?
December 22, 2010
Early reports suggest the iPad will not replace the laptop, but is a better academic tool than the Kindle.
December 21, 2010
U. of Kentucky uses carrots, not sticks, to encourage professors to teach online -- and gets good traction with its humanities faculty.
December 17, 2010
Data analytics are changing the ways to judge the influence of papers and journals.
December 6, 2010
In letter to college presidents, movie industry emphasizes willingness to help campuses deter illegal file sharing on their networks — but says campuses should expect to hear about any violations.
December 3, 2010
Utah authorities investigate allegations that public colleges rigged searches for lecture capture technology.
November 29, 2010

On campus and in Congress, the quest to stop rude online attacks on students may be easier said than done.

November 18, 2010

Maybe money can’t buy happiness. But can it buy friendliness?

Columbia University is hoping it can. The Office of Residential Programs at the university, sensing that its campus had grown too introverted, this week has tried to encourage casual interactions among students with a game, called “The Social Experiment,” aimed at getting campus strangers to talk to each other. The winner gets $500.

November 16, 2010

Online college enrollments grew by 21 percent to 5.6 million last fall, the biggest percentage increase in several years, according to a report released today by the Sloan Consortium and the Babson Survey Research Group.

At the same time, the authors say online growth might begin to slow down in the near future, as the biggest drivers of enrollment growth face budget challenges and stricter recruitment oversight from the federal government.

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