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.


Library Babel Fish
October 8, 2015 - 8:12pm

You can make your work open access without sacrificing quality or prestige.

Technology and Learning
October 8, 2015 - 9:00pm

Do you also write emails that you never send?

Technology and Learning
October 7, 2015 - 9:00pm

Why didn’t I hear about this book until Dean Dad mentioned it?


November 13, 2008
Annual study finds double-digit gains in online education, in part due to fuel costs, surprising some who predicted the rate would eventually flatten.
November 3, 2008
Large universities report that once they start using student response technology in class, popularity grows -- as do policy issues.
October 31, 2008
An ongoing study of student network traffic at an Illinois university is already dispelling myths and raising new questions. It might also offer a way out of the policy deadlock.
October 24, 2008
In what could be the next significant shift for social networking in higher education, an upcoming Facebook app will help colleges track students, alumni and potential applicants.
October 21, 2008

Typically, students curious to read the latest gossip and hearsay written by their classmates have only to stop by JuicyCampus, an anonymous message board that has gained notoriety over the past year for refusing to block potentially libelous and damaging posts that in many cases name names.

October 15, 2008
Is digital shorthand the end of literacy? Scott McLemee listens to a linguist.
October 7, 2008
Anthropology association -- criticized by scholars for use of subscription model -- says it has embraced idea of making digital material free. But you have to wait 35 years.
October 7, 2008
A pilot at the University of Texas at Austin will replace printed textbooks with electronic versions for all students in certain classes, free of charge.
October 2, 2008

Kids these days!

October 1, 2008

Jane Margolis is a scholar of equity issues raised by technology whose previous book was Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women and Computing. Her new book, which (like the previous one) is published by MIT Press, focuses on how issues of class and race affect access to technology and training. Stuck in the Shallow End: Education, Race, and Computing is based on research by Margolis in Los Angeles high schools serving students of varying socioeconomic backgrounds.


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