Technology

Technology
Mar 27, 2017
At conference for academic and research librarians, attendees begin to fight back against proposed federal funding cuts.
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

Technology and Learning
March 29, 2017 - 9:00pm

Why experimentation and competition is good for our liberal arts institutions.

Technology and Learning
March 28, 2017 - 9:00pm

On social learning, cooperation, and the value of sometimes going analog.

Student Affairs and Technology
March 28, 2017 - 5:10pm

The importance of digital fluency

Archive

August 22, 2011

A two-year anthropological study of student research habits shows that students are in dire need of help from librarians, but are loath to ask for it.

August 17, 2011
As networks lurch under the weight of a boom in video streaming, a Cornell student petitions against tax on extraordinary bandwidth consumption.
August 12, 2011
Research universities try to negotiate a standard contract with commercial e-mail providers that would ease costs and fears about moving sensitive data into the cloud.
August 8, 2011

SunGard and Datatel announce merger that would create higher ed's largest data management vendor.

August 4, 2011
Lone Star State becomes the latest to embrace Western Governors U.'s competency-based model.
July 28, 2011

The new edition of The Pulse features a conversation with Donald Doane, CEO of ConnectYard Inc., which integrates social media features with learning management systems.

The Pulse is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast, produced by Rodney B. Murray, executive director of the office of academic technology at University of the Sciences. Find out more about The Pulse here.

July 27, 2011

Early adopters of Kuali's financial management software have become true believers.

July 25, 2011

Is it a given that technology enhances the acts of writing, as it does the arts and sciences of film-making, design, engineering, data collection and analyses, and so forth? What about the teaching and learning of writing?

July 20, 2011
Experts on technology and the law bring in some of their college-age kids to talk about Facebook and how colleges should deal with it.
July 19, 2011
Community college students who enroll in distance courses are more likely to fail or drop out than are those in in-person classes, study finds.

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