Technology

Technology
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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

Law, Policy -- and IT?
May 2, 2016 - 7:20pm

The UMass Trust, Assurance and Cybersecurity Certificate Program.

Technology and Learning
May 1, 2016 - 9:00pm

The connection between active learning classrooms and blended, low-residency, and online programs.

Archive

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.

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.

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