Technology

Technology
Nov 23, 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology issues an invitation to publishers, researchers and universities to collaborate on a vision for the future of libraries.

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

Library Babel Fish
December 1, 2016 - 7:50pm

A Stanford study finds students are really bad at evaluating sources. But how do we get them to care?

Technology and Learning
December 1, 2016 - 9:00pm

What does your college do better than anyone else?

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

An essential partnership.

Archive

May 7, 2009
Purchase of rival that was making inroads in course management systems shakes up the market. Can the industry leader learn from the up-and-comer?
April 22, 2009
Google purchased "Paper of Record," a Web site popular with historians and other scholars. Now the site is gone, and although it may be about to return, researchers are furious.
April 20, 2009

In California, and to a lesser extent in many states, the problem of overcrowded community colleges and public universities is getting worse. To address this problem, many institutions are choosing to offer online programs, and students are enrolling. While online degree programs can help solve this crisis, there are program delivery, retention and degree-completion challenges posed by this type of learning that must be addressed if we are to serve students well.

April 6, 2009
Community colleges see more growth. Assessment of student learning emerges as a top issue for administrators of these programs.
March 24, 2009

Higher Ed Holdings' recent efforts to partner with one university were thwarted amid faculty outcry. At other universities, however, the company's model is going forward -- raising concerns about whether mass education online is coming at the expense of individual interaction, and evaluations based on essays as opposed to multiple choice.

March 12, 2009
Colleges that helped provide students with computers were once celebrated. But as budgets tighten and more students come with their own machines, institutions are rethinking the value of laptop requirements.
February 24, 2009
Author of Teaching With Classroom Response Systems discusses the way a popular technology is changing instruction.
January 27, 2009
Updated course management software offers increased flexibility and opportunities for social learning, company says.
January 23, 2009
Under new GI Bill, veterans who study solely online won't be eligible for housing allowance that traditional students receive. Is privileging the on-campus experience overly romantic, or smart policy?
January 14, 2009
Northwest Missouri State U., which rents books to students, experiments with electronic formats, with ambitions to go digital as publishers do.

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