Technology

Technology
Oct 15, 2019
New grant program encourages computer scientists to think about how their skills might benefit society. But persuading tech grads to turn down high-paying industry jobs won’t be easy.
Oct 09, 2019
Several large nonprofit universities have expressed interest in purchasing for-profit Ashford University, potentially following the controversial playbook of the 2017 takeover of Kaplan by Purdue.

Surveys

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.

Booklets

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
October 14, 2019 - 9:00pm

What higher ed can learn from the TV revolution.

Technology and Learning
October 13, 2019 - 9:00pm

Connecting the origins of how we now eat to the future of how we might learn.

Technology and Learning
October 10, 2019 - 9:00pm

Alternative academic careers and the edtech industry.

Archive

November 28, 2005

“90 AD: A recently built Zulu city fell to my forces today. It was burned to the ground. Pity, it had quite a nice view of the ocean.”

That’s a journal entry from the emperor of Japan. The virtual emperor of Japan, anyway.

“130 AD: Persia contacted me today. Apparently, he finally convinced Cleo to introduce us. He seemed annoyed. In exchange for his World Map, I taught him Polytheism.”

November 16, 2005

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in MGM Studios v. Grokster continues to reverberate in the world where music and technology collide, as another file sharing network popular with college students, i2hub, followed Grokster Monday in announcing that it would shut down.

But if recording industry officials think they have definitively won the battle over the free sharing of music and video, they are mistaken, many students -- and some campus experts -- say.

November 2, 2005
Everyone agrees that college admissions is becoming an electronic process, but is that a good thing?
October 26, 2005
Can video games infiltrate the final frontier: education?
October 25, 2005
At Educause meeting, James Hilton catalogs the threats and opportunities that technology presents for higher education.
October 24, 2005
U.S. hardly ever seeks wiretaps on college networks, but orders colleges to make it easier to install wiretaps.
October 21, 2005
University will offer lectures and sports free to alums and the public, and course content to students, through Apple's music store.
October 20, 2005

Institutionally, most colleges have, in one way or another, embraced the use of technology in how they educate their students. Four in five colleges and universities use some form of content management system, and educational technologists are no longer unusual creatures on their campuses.

October 19, 2005
Survey of higher ed technology leaders finds that protecting networks is their top issue -- and that lapses have been widespread.
October 18, 2005
A "fascinating" discussion ensues, but diverse viewpoints may make crafting cohesive national strategy a challenge.

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