Nov 17, 2015
Has edX become a platform for a Chinese propaganda course?


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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Mediasite, the Learning House and Academic Partnerships.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


Technology and Learning
November 24, 2015 - 9:00pm

Batteries, Bandwidth, and Mobile Micropayments

Library Babel Fish
November 23, 2015 - 9:21pm

We have less funding for the things that really matter while paying much more to compensate for austerity policies.

Technology and Learning
November 23, 2015 - 9:00pm

The Fiction, Sociology, and Science of Societal Collapse.


April 9, 2010

The University of Texas System announced Thursday that it would shutter its pioneering UT TeleCampus, laying off 23 employees and reconfiguring the online education entity into a smaller operation within the system's central office.

April 9, 2010

On March 4, as thousands of students and faculty across California took to the streets to protest budget cuts and tuition increases across the state’s university system, Ricardo Dominguez, an associate professor of visual arts at the San Diego campus, engineered a demonstration of a different kind.

April 5, 2010

The iPad has landed. But should campuses be throwing it a welcome party?

At least two are. Seton Hill University, a Roman Catholic institution in Pennsylvania, announced this week that it would be giving Apple’s new computing tablet to each of its 2,000-odd full-time students when they arrive on campus in the fall. George Fox University, a Christian institution in Oregon, will expand its annual laptop giveaway to first-year students to offer students a choice between a Macbook and an iPad. The year after that, there will be no more choice: Everybody will get iPads.

March 25, 2010

When asked to pick the “hottest” freshman to represent them for a Web site’s contest earlier this month, the students of Wellesley College couldn’t help but be disappointed and, frankly, offended.

March 19, 2010
Composition association finds that colleges are just beginning to consider implications of shifting key part of the curriculum away from face-to-face instruction.
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 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.


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