Technology

Technology
Feb 01, 2016
U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

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.

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.

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
February 11, 2016 - 9:00pm

Would you come to a higher ed postmortem conference?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 11, 2016 - 10:33am

A tale of warning.

 

Student Affairs and Technology
February 11, 2016 - 7:31pm

Embedding strategic digital communications into roles

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 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.
January 8, 2010
Will the decision of many college libraries to encourage students to text queries from their phones cheapen the research process, or rescue it?

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