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Feb 01, 2016
U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for 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
February 11, 2016 - 9:00pm

Would you come to a higher ed postmortem conference?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 11, 2016 - 10:33am

A tale of warning.

 

Student Affairs and Technology
February 11, 2016 - 7:31pm

Embedding strategic digital communications into roles

Archive

April 2, 2015

An updated study of massive open online courses from Harvard U. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds diverse learner populations and interests -- and the need for more research.

April 1, 2015

Apart from cases such as Oral Roberts U.'s smartwatch pilot, experiments with the "internet of things" are still years away at most colleges and universities -- but questions about privacy and cheating remain.

March 25, 2015

A new federal student privacy bill leaves out higher education, a move some legal scholars describe as a mistake.

March 24, 2015

U. of Michigan researcher finds that different formats for assignments result in notably different qualities of writing.

March 5, 2015

Do you think most fully online students are enrolled at for-profit institutions? Read on.

March 3, 2015

UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?

February 27, 2015

Colleges and universities face few options to curb inappropriate behavior on Snapchat. Some have turned to educating students about responsible social media use.

February 20, 2015

The Pulse podcast features an interview with Bryan Alexander.

February 17, 2015

Eight Washington State community colleges will offer an online, competency-based business degree, as emerging form of higher education wins fans -- and some critics -- in the state.

February 16, 2015

U. of Virginia launches an "education accelerator" that could one day grow to become a Consumer Reports for the ed-tech market.

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