Technology

Technology
Apr 26, 2017
Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.
Mar 22, 2017
Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

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

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
April 27, 2017 - 9:00pm

Responding to 'The Rise of Educational Technology as a Sociocultural and Ideological Phenomenon'

Student Affairs and Technology
April 27, 2017 - 6:33pm

400 million people use Instagram every day

Higher Ed Gamma
April 27, 2017 - 6:23pm

Rethinking the power of educational technologies for engaged teaching and learning.

Archive

November 5, 2010
At Sloan-C, academics discuss when fostering social intimacy in the online classroom environment is necessary, and when it might distract from more basic student needs.
November 4, 2010

Reflecting on the recent The Humanities and Technology conference (THAT Camp) in San Francisco, what strikes me most is that digital humanities events consistently tip more toward the logic-structured digital side of things. That is, they are less balanced out by the humanities side. But what I mean by that itself has been a problem I've been mulling for some time now. What is the missing contribution from the humanities?

I think this digital dominance revolves around two problems.

November 4, 2010
At Sloan-C conference, a Connecticut professor explains how he's using wikis to teach less cosmopolitan students the basics of 21st-century technology and cultural exchange.
October 26, 2010
Fiscal analysts say California legislators should examine online education as a way to expand access while consolidating resources.
October 22, 2010
College instructors and leaders must change our ways if we're to connect with today's technology-enabled students, writes Robert Eisinger.
October 20, 2010
Analysis of cheating research finds that key factor isn't whether the course is online, but whether anyone is watching how students take the tests.
October 15, 2010
At Educause, one technologist says the games that normally distract students from schoolwork could provide an ideal model for course design.
October 14, 2010
Technology companies promote convenient versions of services, but some professors still worry that all that convenience comes at the expense of attention in class.
October 14, 2010
Blackboard's competitors gain, budget cuts continue, mobile apps and lecture capture look likely to grow, annual technology survey finds.
October 13, 2010
With tension of for-profit scrutiny in the air, leaders of online institutions convene in Washington to fret over state, federal oversight.

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