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 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.

Student Affairs and Technology
February 21, 2017 - 6:42pm

Rhetorical roadblocks to social media 

Technology and Learning
February 21, 2017 - 9:00pm

The real meaning of the WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report.

Archive

March 8, 2010
College presidents are urged to embrace the latest technology -- and to engage in timeless philosophical debates.
February 22, 2010
One year in, questions remain about University of the People and its ambitious goal of offering free higher education to students around the world.
February 4, 2010

Is it illegal for professors to stream copyrighted films on private course Web sites?

The Association for Information and Media Equipment — an educational media trade group — says yes, and is threatening to sue the University of California at Los Angeles and possibly other colleges because of it. The university says no, but it suspended the practice and is seeking to settle the matter out of court.

January 27, 2010
One in every four students now takes at least one course online. But study finds increases aren't necessarily matched by faculty respect.
January 27, 2010
Will Apple's new electronic device galvanize the market for e-textbooks and transform higher education?
January 26, 2010
A trade group goes after UCLA for posting copyrighted videos on course Web sites -- and hints that other colleges might be next.
January 18, 2010
American University officials say the insularity of colleges within universities is a bane to both I.T. efficiency and scholarly innovation.
January 8, 2010
Will the decision of many college libraries to encourage students to text queries from their phones cheapen the research process, or rescue it?
January 5, 2010
While many students have their own laptops, computer labs are growing on some campuses.
December 28, 2009
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have developed an online learning environment that could make lecture halls -- if not professors -- obsolete.

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