Technology

Technology
Mar 27, 2017
At conference for academic and research librarians, attendees begin to fight back against proposed federal funding cuts.
Mar 22, 2017
Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

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

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
March 29, 2017 - 9:00pm

Why experimentation and competition is good for our liberal arts institutions.

Student Affairs and Technology
March 28, 2017 - 5:10pm

The importance of digital fluency

Technology and Learning
March 28, 2017 - 9:00pm

On social learning, cooperation, and the value of sometimes going analog.

Archive

September 3, 2009
The attempt by the University of Illinois to build an online institution was a huge failure. What can it teach us?
August 28, 2009
Publishers open an online system designed to replace the tedious, costly and lawsuit-ridden process of supplying disabled students with course materials.
August 25, 2009

Technology is changing higher education in more ways than can be counted. Distance education has become common. Leading universities are putting course materials or even entire courses online -- free. The Obama plan for community colleges envisions free online courses that could be used nationwide. Curtis J. Bonk, a professor of instructional systems technology at Indiana University, surveys this landscape in The World Is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education (Jossey-Bass).

August 20, 2009
New courses about iPhone-application development teach students how to program and design -- and, if they're lucky, make money.
August 19, 2009
Bracing for a season of H1N1, University of Michigan encourages faculty to use distance learning models to reach sick students.
August 12, 2009
Months after Google reached a settlement with copyright holders, concerns remain about the impact its Book Search will have on libraries and potential competitors.
August 5, 2009
Influx of note sharing Web sites that allow students to upload and download class notes has raised questions, but also helped to increase access to higher education.
July 28, 2009
Federal Circuit panel invalidates course management giant's patent claims, handing major victory to competitor Desire2Learn.
July 17, 2009
Research and pilot testing by professors at the University of Westminster suggest that online feedback loops can improve communication on student assessments.
July 16, 2009
At annual users conference, a "listening session" features more complaints than executives had time for. Customer service faulted by many.

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