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 26, 2017 - 9:00pm

The technology, economics, and policy implications of self-driving cars.

Higher Ed Gamma
February 23, 2017 - 2:44pm

A crucial year.

Technology and Learning
February 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

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Archive

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.
July 13, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Higher education hates the U.S. Education Department's recently enacted regulation requiring institutions to seek and gain approval from any state in which they operate, and has fought it on multiple fronts. Late Tuesday colleges and universities got at least a temporary reprieve from the part of the rule to which they most object -- its application to online programs in which even one student from a state enrolls.

July 11, 2011
Looking to expand its alliances in higher ed, the publicly edited online encyclopedia holds an academic conference.
July 7, 2011
In a bid to stoke interest in e-books, some university presses let students and scholars rent electronic volumes for a fraction of the full price.
July 7, 2011

While experts focus on paying for the projects, Eric Jansson wonders if they need to be rethought to reflect trends in teaching and technology.

July 1, 2011
The e-learning giant, known for gobbling up smaller companies, is gobbled up by a private equity firm. What does it mean for customers?
June 30, 2011
U.S. News brings its analysis to digital programs -- and also accidentally writes article on unaccredited institution.
June 23, 2011
As classroom devices proliferate, institutions look to campuswide adoptions to ease costs for students.

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