Technology

Technology
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 4, 2016 - 9:00pm

More thoughts from #ELI2016.

Technology and Learning
February 3, 2016 - 9:00pm

Thinking about changing a conference tradition.

Technology and Learning
February 2, 2016 - 9:00pm

Reactions to an ELI Conference keynote.

Archive

July 17, 2009
Research and pilot testing by professors at the University of Westminster suggest that online feedback loops can improve communication on student assessments.
July 16, 2009
At annual users conference, a "listening session" features more complaints than executives had time for. Customer service faulted by many.
July 15, 2009
Report documents that some online scholarly projects have found revenue streams.
July 6, 2009
A university and a community college are first institutions to undertake large-scale installations of administrative software created by consortium, open to all. Is industry shake-up imminent?
May 26, 2009
MLA and humanities consortium start effort to be sure scholars up for promotion receive fair evaluations of electronic contributions -- and to give peer review a needed update.
May 19, 2009
Organization devoted to creating partnerships and economies of scale for undergraduate oriented institutions announces shift in governance and location -- and plans for major expansion.
May 7, 2009
Purchase of rival that was making inroads in course management systems shakes up the market. Can the industry leader learn from the up-and-comer?
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.

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