Technology

Technology
Jul 22, 2016
Education Department releases proposed rule on state approval of online programs, cutting a provision that would require states to review of all out-of-state colleges.

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

Library Babel Fish
July 21, 2016 - 7:15pm

Some tenure and promotion committees for librarians need a brush-up on how to judge the quality of scholarship. Not to mention where their discipline has gone since they stopped paying attention.

Technology and Learning
July 21, 2016 - 9:00pm

Quantifying an open online learning platform.

Technology and Learning
July 20, 2016 - 9:00pm

Relating edtech to Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky

Archive

January 20, 2011
Colleges experimenting with 'virtual computing labs' say the cloud-based hubs are cheaper, more flexible, and poised to take over.
January 12, 2011
Digital journal aggregators move en masse to join Google in making full-length books available in searchable archives.
January 11, 2011
Online-only language courses might be controversial, but some have found Web 2.0 to be a boon for language instruction.
January 10, 2011
At MLA, scholars argue for the power of the web and social media to create a new generation of public intellectuals.
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.

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