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.


Law, Policy -- and IT?
October 3, 2015 - 11:52am

Questions and some answers on the shootings at an Oregon community college.


Student Affairs and Technology
October 2, 2015 - 4:03am

When will this end?

Technology and Learning
October 1, 2015 - 9:00pm

What I hope to learn from my open online learning colleagues at Learning With MOOCS II - 2015.


April 22, 2009
Google purchased "Paper of Record," a Web site popular with historians and other scholars. Now the site is gone, and although it may be about to return, researchers are furious.
April 20, 2009

In California, and to a lesser extent in many states, the problem of overcrowded community colleges and public universities is getting worse. To address this problem, many institutions are choosing to offer online programs, and students are enrolling. While online degree programs can help solve this crisis, there are program delivery, retention and degree-completion challenges posed by this type of learning that must be addressed if we are to serve students well.

April 6, 2009
Community colleges see more growth. Assessment of student learning emerges as a top issue for administrators of these programs.
March 24, 2009

Higher Ed Holdings' recent efforts to partner with one university were thwarted amid faculty outcry. At other universities, however, the company's model is going forward -- raising concerns about whether mass education online is coming at the expense of individual interaction, and evaluations based on essays as opposed to multiple choice.

March 20, 2009
Higher education needs to get serious about materials found in electronic formats, writes Sara Kubik.
March 12, 2009
Colleges that helped provide students with computers were once celebrated. But as budgets tighten and more students come with their own machines, institutions are rethinking the value of laptop requirements.
March 11, 2009
To Kindle or not to Kindle? Scott McLemee thinks that's not really the question....
February 24, 2009
Author of Teaching With Classroom Response Systems discusses the way a popular technology is changing instruction.
January 27, 2009
Updated course management software offers increased flexibility and opportunities for social learning, company says.
January 23, 2009
Under new GI Bill, veterans who study solely online won't be eligible for housing allowance that traditional students receive. Is privileging the on-campus experience overly romantic, or smart policy?


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