Technology

Technology
May 18, 2017
Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years.
May 03, 2017
They spend extended amounts of time together developing online courses. Sometimes, their relationship is filled with tension. Here are ways colleges and universities address and alleviate issues and promote collaboration. 

Surveys

Oct. 24, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explores the views of professors (and a corresponding group of academic technology administrators) on a range of technology issues.

Among them: the value (and validity) of data produced by student learning assessments, the quality of online education, and the shape of the scholarly publishing landscape.

Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Barnes & Noble College, Explorance, Knowlura, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, and VitalSource.

Booklets

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
May 29, 2017 - 9:00pm

And 5 questions that every CIO should be asked to answer.

Student Affairs and Technology
May 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

Sharing counseling resources via social media

Technology and Learning
May 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

Some data, some questions, and some more questions.

Archive

October 22, 2010
College instructors and leaders must change our ways if we're to connect with today's technology-enabled students, writes Robert Eisinger.
October 20, 2010
Analysis of cheating research finds that key factor isn't whether the course is online, but whether anyone is watching how students take the tests.
October 15, 2010
At Educause, one technologist says the games that normally distract students from schoolwork could provide an ideal model for course design.
October 14, 2010
Technology companies promote convenient versions of services, but some professors still worry that all that convenience comes at the expense of attention in class.
October 14, 2010
Blackboard's competitors gain, budget cuts continue, mobile apps and lecture capture look likely to grow, annual technology survey finds.
October 13, 2010
With tension of for-profit scrutiny in the air, leaders of online institutions convene in Washington to fret over state, federal oversight.
October 12, 2010
Lecture capture is hot, with publishers building ties to the field and debate roiling over the best business model.
October 11, 2010

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has become a major force in pushing for improvements in college completion rates, is now linking that goal to technological innovation.

October 6, 2010
Purdue U. creates a learning-management system that meets students on their turf and puts them in charge.
September 29, 2010
Teaching students how to do Google-style research might not be as harmful to research habits as the alternative.

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