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 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

What do you want to know?

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

The surprising resilience of a 27 year old technology.

Archive

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.
June 22, 2011

UNC-Chapel Hill case raises questions about when it is O.K. for professors to use their university e-mail accounts for personal purposes.

June 16, 2011

Technology, encouraging mass production and homogeneity, could appear a natural enemy to those who still celebrate regional idiosyncrasies. And the online bookstore, ideal for marketing e-books to a global audience, might seem to portend short shrift for regionally themed books that are more suited to a smaller, more local market.

June 14, 2011
New study points to weaknesses in funding agencies' efforts to gauge "sustainability" of digital-resource projects.
June 9, 2011
When Cal State Bakersfield put developmental math online and minimized the role of faculty, the program bombed. Changes have restored performance, but not faculty jobs.
June 8, 2011
Publishers look to help students who use mainstream search engines for research to find more reliable academic content on the open Web.

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