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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

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?

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

A tale of warning.

 

Archive

November 13, 2007
Authors of new book explain how "blended learning" can improve traditional education, when online interactions can be better than lectures and more.
November 12, 2007
A proposal at the University of Maryland to detect possible plagiarism with software pits overworked graduate students against students and professors.
October 31, 2007
A representative of the recording industry, a professor, a songwriter and a founding member of Jefferson Airplane discuss the future of file sharing.
October 29, 2007
A professor and a technology specialist discuss their attempt to bring term papers out into the open with the resource many faculty members abhor.
October 26, 2007

As information technology leaders convened for the Educause meetings Thursday in Seattle, they talked about some of the same issues that are attracting attention in higher ed outside of technology circles: links to K-12, making courses more engaging and measuring what students learn.

October 25, 2007

If recent history is any guide, students' online behavior is not only unpredictable, but it would be futile to try to change it.

October 24, 2007
The annual Campus Computing Survey focuses on IT security and crisis management, finding gaps in preparation but fewer attacks on networks.
October 23, 2007
Some 20 percent of all students took at least one such course last year, but rate of increase is slowing.
October 17, 2007
A new center at Penn State could redefine testing for students used to filling in bubbles (or blanks). For extra credit, it could also curb cheating.
October 8, 2007
Students aren't signing up for text systems -- quickly installed by many campuses after the Virginia Tech killings -- as widely as some expected.

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