Technology

Technology
Sep 15, 2016
Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

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

Higher Ed Gamma
October 1, 2016 - 9:23am

Anyone who reads the vast, rapidly expanding literature on innovation in higher education will be struck by the pervasiveness of certain discourses and tropes.  Three stand out.

Library Babel Fish
September 29, 2016 - 9:10pm

Cognitive dissonance made me do it. If you want social justice, why do you let your research be locked up for profit?

Technology and Learning
September 29, 2016 - 9:00pm

Dreaming about 2020.

Archive

March 28, 2011
Despite legal roadblock in Google Books project, libraries might soon benefit from other digital search-and-retrieval services.
March 24, 2011
Sloan Consortium develops standardized metrics for assessing quality of online programs.
March 23, 2011
A long-awaited decision by a federal judge could be a significant blow to Google's attempts to sell access to books it scanned from university libraries.
March 21, 2011
At meeting of campus planners, 2 colleges describe cost-effective efforts to transform outmoded libraries into vibrant centers of campus activity.
March 10, 2011
With colleges desperate to improve remedial programs, educational tech companies see a growing market for "adaptive" learning software.
March 9, 2011
U. of Kentucky will allow director of CASTLE to run the educational technology outreach center from his own castle -- 700 miles away.
March 8, 2011
It changes the rules for querying its archive in a way that some say could shut out curious academics.
February 25, 2011
The new owner the controversial gossip website CollegeACB promises to clamp down on mudslinging, but refuses to reveal his identity.
February 22, 2011

Blackboard built its e-learning empire on its learning management system, trading legal blows with some competitors and gobbling up others as it raced to satisfy demand for a technology that had rapidly become de rigueur in higher education.

February 21, 2011
ETS says new research shows its program can be superior to human evaluation of college students, but MIT scholar says claims are built on false premises.

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