Technology

Technology
Feb 14, 2017
FutureLearn, the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., expands to the U.S.

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
February 26, 2017 - 9:00pm

The technology, economics, and policy implications of self-driving cars.

Higher Ed Gamma
February 23, 2017 - 2:44pm

A crucial year.

Technology and Learning
February 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

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Archive

April 15, 2016

If students are unwilling to drop their digital routines when studying abroad, they will miss out on opportunities that come from living in an environment not curated by technology, argue George Greenia and Jacob H. Rooksby.

April 14, 2016

The steep investment is preventing two-year institutions from creating massive open online courses, but SUNY Broome Community College found a way -- and a purpose for one.

March 29, 2016

Anti-Semitic fliers printed remotely at dozens of universities are a reminder than even printers can serve as a gateway for hackers.

March 29, 2016

A backlash against state reciprocity in the regulation of online education is misguided, write Phil Hill and Russ Poulin, who argue that consistently applied regulations are good for consumer choice and protection.

March 29, 2016

This month's edition of the technology podcast features a discussion with the senior researcher at the New Media Consortium.

March 21, 2016

Initiative to simplify how colleges become authorized to offer online education outside their home state once again runs into opposition from advocacy groups, this time in New York.

February 22, 2016

Study shows faculty members remain skeptical of digital course materials and generally unfamiliar with open educational resources.

February 17, 2016

Study suggests acceptance of online education still lags among high school students.

February 12, 2016

An error-riddled software pilot in Washington State highlights the challenges colleges face when they replace systems that power virtually every process on campus.

February 11, 2016

Cybersecurity experts say the network monitoring program at the U of California is less intrusive than reported, but question the university's decision to keep it hidden from faculty.

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