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Technology
Sep 15, 2016
Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

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

Library Babel Fish
September 29, 2016 - 9:10pm

Cognitive dissonance made me do it. If you want social justice, why do you let your research be locked up for profit?

Technology and Learning
September 29, 2016 - 9:00pm

Dreaming about 2020.

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

Evidence from my wife.

Archive

October 8, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology will explore stackable credentials and massive open online courses as an alternative path to earning a master's degree.

September 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.

September 24, 2015

The U of California at Berkeley may be the first to release a transparency report, disclosing how it handles requests for the electronic communications of students and faculty and staff members.

September 22, 2015

Massive open online courses have not lived up to their early hype -- what could? -- but they’ve made important contributions nonetheless, write John Mitchell, Mitchell Stevens and Candace Thille.

September 18, 2015

Like it or not, texting is the new normal, and in the name of student success, faculty members must move forward.

September 14, 2015

UF Online has told Pearson it may terminate controversial 11-year deal, but both sides say negotiations continue about a possible continued role for the company.

September 2, 2015

U of Central Florida is using lecture-capture technology to enroll more students than can fit in its classrooms. But is a live stream a sufficient replacement for a face-to-face lecture?

August 31, 2015

Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former professor finds that a course lacks rigor and sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

August 26, 2015

Researchers at Harvard U and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology find a uniquely MOOC way of cheating.

August 25, 2015

Middlebury will sell its stake in for-profit online language learning provider, an initiative that never sat right with many faculty members. But future online education initiatives are in the works.

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