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

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 11, 2016 - 10:33am

A tale of warning.

 

Student Affairs and Technology
February 11, 2016 - 7:31pm

Embedding strategic digital communications into roles

Technology and Learning
February 11, 2016 - 9:00pm

Would you come to a higher ed postmortem conference?

Archive

May 30, 2008
After software giant announces end to book-scanning program, partner institutions consider the landscape, now dominated by Google and nonprofit efforts.
May 16, 2008
As technologies and generations change, professors must consider new ways of building bridges with their students, Julie Frechette writes.
May 14, 2008
Course-management giant -- realizing students gravitate to social networking site over an academic one -- tries to get them to do both at the same time.
May 9, 2008
At Web 2.0 conference, participants delve into academic blogs (are they worthwhile or a waste of time?) and Second Life (is it worthwhile or a waste of bandwidth?).
May 6, 2008
Spike in notices of alleged violations on campuses prompts speculation that record companies are targeting future, not actual, breaches. RIAA chief cites better hardware and software.
April 30, 2008
Campus-specific Web sites where students can anonymously post "confessions" have led to at least one shutdown and a host of complaints about vitriol.
April 28, 2008
For all the complaints about students who copy incorrect information, some scholars are getting good use out of the popular site.
April 25, 2008
Students in high school distinguish between "real" writing -- which they view as important to success -- and online communication, study from the College Board and Pew finds.
April 9, 2008

Instead of sifting through existing texts to find case studies suitable for his course, Matt Cookson decided to go straight to the source. In his Introduction to Public Relations class, which he teaches as an adjunct at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, he uses content pulled directly from online archives of The New York Times -- embedded within the course management system itself.

April 7, 2008
While Blackboard dominates course-management market at 2-year colleges, more institutions are looking elsewhere.

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