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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

Technology and Learning
September 27, 2016 - 9:00pm

Please disagree with this critical review.

Law, Policy -- and IT?
September 27, 2016 - 8:59pm

MacArthur 100 Million and Change.

Technology and Learning
September 26, 2016 - 9:00pm

An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.

Archive

November 9, 2010
With a chorus of influential voices calling for colleges to enroll and successfully graduate more students, data analytics is center stage.
November 8, 2010
Deluge of information can be distracting, but can Twitter be used to focus students' attention?
November 5, 2010
At Sloan-C, academics discuss when fostering social intimacy in the online classroom environment is necessary, and when it might distract from more basic student needs.
November 4, 2010

Reflecting on the recent The Humanities and Technology conference (THAT Camp) in San Francisco, what strikes me most is that digital humanities events consistently tip more toward the logic-structured digital side of things. That is, they are less balanced out by the humanities side. But what I mean by that itself has been a problem I've been mulling for some time now. What is the missing contribution from the humanities?

I think this digital dominance revolves around two problems.

November 4, 2010
At Sloan-C conference, a Connecticut professor explains how he's using wikis to teach less cosmopolitan students the basics of 21st-century technology and cultural exchange.
October 26, 2010
Fiscal analysts say California legislators should examine online education as a way to expand access while consolidating resources.
October 22, 2010
College instructors and leaders must change our ways if we're to connect with today's technology-enabled students, writes Robert Eisinger.
October 20, 2010
Analysis of cheating research finds that key factor isn't whether the course is online, but whether anyone is watching how students take the tests.
October 15, 2010
At Educause, one technologist says the games that normally distract students from schoolwork could provide an ideal model for course design.
October 14, 2010
Technology companies promote convenient versions of services, but some professors still worry that all that convenience comes at the expense of attention in class.

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