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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

Technology and Learning
April 28, 2016 - 9:00pm

A technological strategy to read more books.

Student Affairs and Technology
April 28, 2016 - 7:33pm

Wishing I was fluent in Arabic

Library Babel Fish
April 28, 2016 - 9:06pm

A new report from ACRL spells out the findings of a massive student learning assessment project. I still have some questions. 

Archive

April 30, 2015

In this month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's podcast The Pulse, Greg Golkin, head of platform innovation at Echo360, discusses Echo 360's Active Learning Platform and how the company has expanded beyond lecture capture.

April 29, 2015

U of Southern California becomes the latest institution to launch an online M.B.A. program, joining what program directors describe as a market in an “experimental phase.”

April 28, 2015

As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.

April 23, 2015

Arizona State U, in partnership with edX, will award a freshman year's worth of academic credit through massive open online courses.

April 21, 2015

Academic Partnerships will push for synchronous content in an upcoming platform update, offering instructors who participate a share of the revenue.

April 20, 2015

Large study of California community college students finds that they are more likely to succeed in in-person courses.

April 17, 2015

U of Akron cuts the price of certain general education classes by 86 percent, and boasts that they will be less expensive than those at community colleges. But two-year institutions disagree, and professors say effort is penny-wise and pound-foolish.

April 14, 2015

Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

April 10, 2015

LinkedIn buys lynda.com for $1.5 billion, adding online courses to the job networking site's growing portfolio of higher education-related tools.

April 9, 2015

The researcher and library service provider makes another investment in simplifying the discovery of scholarly content with the addition of the Silicon Valley-based start-up.

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