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Technology
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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
April 28, 2016 - 9:00pm

A technological strategy to read more books.

Student Affairs and Technology
April 28, 2016 - 7:33pm

Wishing I was fluent in Arabic

Library Babel Fish
April 28, 2016 - 9:06pm

A new report from ACRL spells out the findings of a massive student learning assessment project. I still have some questions. 

Archive

January 15, 2008
Higher ed's largest maker of course management systems acquires NTI Group, one of the top mass messaging providers.
January 4, 2008
Colleges are starting to embrace "server virtualization," a strategy that runs multiple systems on a single physical machine, saving money and energy.
January 3, 2008
For years, some have predicted a shift -- and then not seen it take place. But changes in technology, ventures by publishers and worries over textbook prices might make this the time.
December 31, 2007
Philosophers discuss how to adopt technologies that could improve individualized instruction and upend the way scholars publish their work.
December 12, 2007
Announced last year, Yale's free online archive of full lectures -- complete with video and transcripts -- begins with seven popular courses.
December 12, 2007

The various and competing efforts to digitize university libraries' vast holdings have no lack of ambition, but access to documents and copyright issues have been two factors slowing the development of online scholarly repositories. Now, an effort at George Mason University seeks to bypass libraries entirely and delve into scholars' file cabinets instead.

December 11, 2007
Two panels met at George Washington University to disentangle thorny copyright issues, highlighting legal uncertainties and competing positions.
December 3, 2007
New media and digital techniques are transforming the way some visual anthropologists approach the discipline, from field work to online archives.
November 28, 2007
New president of Rochester Institute of Technology proposes alternate way for academe to support business and the economy -- and it involves admitting that your institution won't have a big windfall.
November 28, 2007
New study challenges conventional wisdom that where you live doesn't matter when you are enrolled online.

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