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Technology
Aug 31, 2015
Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former university professor finds that a course lacks rigor or a sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free 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 Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

“Evolving Learning for the New Digital Era” is the latest in our series of print-on-demand booklets.

Articles focus on changing methods of teaching and learning -- and the strategies used by different institutions.

You may download the free booklet here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Blackboard.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
August 30, 2015 - 9:00pm

A guest post by University of Iowa’s Wayne Jacobson.

Technology and Learning
August 27, 2015 - 9:00pm

It’s not just you.

Student Affairs and Technology
August 27, 2015 - 6:05pm

New student affairs technology competency arrives.

Archive

March 16, 2010
The Society of Architectural Historians says you don't just read its new online journal; you experience it.
March 10, 2010
Distance ed students seek to replicate social and professional benefits of traditional college experience by forming Web-based extracurricular organizations.
March 8, 2010
College presidents are urged to embrace the latest technology -- and to engage in timeless philosophical debates.
February 25, 2010
Colleges need to recognize that their students are being harassed in virtual environments, writes Michael Bugeja.
February 22, 2010
One year in, questions remain about University of the People and its ambitious goal of offering free higher education to students around the world.
February 4, 2010

Is it illegal for professors to stream copyrighted films on private course Web sites?

The Association for Information and Media Equipment — an educational media trade group — says yes, and is threatening to sue the University of California at Los Angeles and possibly other colleges because of it. The university says no, but it suspended the practice and is seeking to settle the matter out of court.

January 27, 2010
One in every four students now takes at least one course online. But study finds increases aren't necessarily matched by faculty respect.
January 27, 2010
Will Apple's new electronic device galvanize the market for e-textbooks and transform higher education?
January 26, 2010
A trade group goes after UCLA for posting copyrighted videos on course Web sites -- and hints that other colleges might be next.
January 18, 2010
American University officials say the insularity of colleges within universities is a bane to both I.T. efficiency and scholarly innovation.

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