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 8, 2015 - 8:12pm

You can make your work open access without sacrificing quality or prestige.

Technology and Learning
October 8, 2015 - 9:00pm

Do you also write emails that you never send?

Technology and Learning
October 7, 2015 - 9:00pm

Why didn’t I hear about this book until Dean Dad mentioned it?


November 14, 2014

Saint Mary's College of California introduces a "Digital Driver's License" for faculty members teaching online. It may become a requirement for teaching in its business school at all.

November 10, 2014

The U. of Florida's political science department turns down a request to build a fully online degree over concerns about quality and the university's commitment.

November 6, 2014

Did the U. of Kansas overstep its bounds when it expelled a student for harassing an ex-girlfriend online, or was it acting on instructions from the federal government?

October 30, 2014

Lynn U.'s tablet revolution marches on. Its next initiative: affordable online degree programs delivered exclusively through iPads -- at tuition rates that are a fraction of what the university regularly charges.

October 22, 2014
Campuses in the the University of Arkansas System balk at the idea of paying the startup costs of an online institution that is missing its own fund-raising target and may one day compete for their students.
October 16, 2014

A university and its learning management system provider sue each other for breach of contract.

October 10, 2014

This month's edition This month's edition of our monthly technology podcast features an interview with Rodney B. Murray, host of The Pulse.

October 10, 2014

Arizona State University professor uses Smart Sparrow, an adaptive learning platform, to create an online science course with his personal vision.

October 1, 2014

Chief information officers have for years said they care about training professors and students, but a new survey shows they have yet to figure out how.

September 29, 2014

Southern New Hampshire U.'s College for America spins off the custom-made learning management system it built around competency-based education.


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