Sep 25, 2015
Professors at U of Wisconsin at Madison hope to find a way to revolutionize teaching, helping teachers find out exactly how their students learn and the best ways to teach subjects students may struggle with.


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.


"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.


Library Babel Fish
October 6, 2015 - 3:12am

A visit to a class meeting in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park shows just how compelling a good research experience can be. 

Technology and Learning
October 6, 2015 - 9:00pm

How professional gatherings mimic and illuminate postsecondary instructional practices.

Technology and Learning
October 5, 2015 - 9:00pm

Longevity, perspective, and a future orientation.


September 22, 2009
Case study by South Texas College suggests that courses that a blend of classroom and distance education can produce better outcomes than either one by itself.
September 21, 2009
What did Abilene Christian University learn in its first year as a self-appointed guinea pig for mobile learning technology?
September 9, 2009
It's Learning, which has many university clients in Europe, looks to grab a share of the U.S. market by stressing ease of use, individual learning plans.
September 3, 2009
The attempt by the University of Illinois to build an online institution was a huge failure. What can it teach us?
August 28, 2009
Publishers open an online system designed to replace the tedious, costly and lawsuit-ridden process of supplying disabled students with course materials.
August 25, 2009

Technology is changing higher education in more ways than can be counted. Distance education has become common. Leading universities are putting course materials or even entire courses online -- free. The Obama plan for community colleges envisions free online courses that could be used nationwide. Curtis J. Bonk, a professor of instructional systems technology at Indiana University, surveys this landscape in The World Is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education (Jossey-Bass).

August 20, 2009
New courses about iPhone-application development teach students how to program and design -- and, if they're lucky, make money.
August 19, 2009
Bracing for a season of H1N1, University of Michigan encourages faculty to use distance learning models to reach sick students.
August 12, 2009
Months after Google reached a settlement with copyright holders, concerns remain about the impact its Book Search will have on libraries and potential competitors.
August 5, 2009
Influx of note sharing Web sites that allow students to upload and download class notes has raised questions, but also helped to increase access to higher education.


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