Technology

Technology
Aug 23, 2016
While many institutions rely on online program management providers, Schreiner University opts for an alternative way of building an online nursing program.

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
August 31, 2016 - 9:00pm

Historical arguments for a positive future.

Library Babel Fish
August 30, 2016 - 8:02pm

A review of Ingrid Burrington's new book, Networks of New York.

Technology and Learning
August 30, 2016 - 9:00pm

 The paradox of growth being good for the platform, but bad for its users.

Archive

December 30, 2008
Professors and librarians petition U.S. to broaden exceptions to allow more use of DVDs and other audiovisual works in the classroom -- and beyond.
December 11, 2008
Colleges' information technology budgets aren't immune to the economic downturn, and some CIOs see opportunity to streamline priorities and recast their mission.
December 3, 2008
New research suggests that Web-based collaboration tools improve students' work, and that comments recorded as audio can deepen understanding.
November 18, 2008
As demand continues to grow, colleges are still mulling how online teaching fits into the scheme of things, with competing models for supporting (and paying) faculty.
November 14, 2008
A change in policy for how libraries can use and share online catalog data is causing a backlash among open-access proponents and some librarians.
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.

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