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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

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.

 

Student Affairs and Technology
February 11, 2016 - 7:31pm

Embedding strategic digital communications into roles

Archive

October 5, 2007
GAO official and House subcommittee chairman cite dangers of adding more biodefense labs without increasing the capability to monitor them.
October 5, 2007
GOP education leaders, seeking to influence Democrats, call for tough college cost provisions, abandoning new "auction" for student loans, and pressuring colleges on illegal downloading.
October 4, 2007
Texas A&M case involving late reporting of injuries to researchers has intensified attention paid to biolab safety.
October 4, 2007
University of California at Berkeley expands the public reach of its courses in a new video portal with complete lectures, ready to be streamed.
October 1, 2007
Journalism adviser at Western Oregon University loses her job for how student newspaper staffers responded after finding file full of Social Security numbers -- on a public server.
September 27, 2007
Utah's state-funded "OpenCourseWare Alliance" features free, online course materials from seven colleges.
September 25, 2007

The American Association of University Professors -- a champion of open debate and free exchange -- is having some difficulties with the nature of debate in its own (virtual) house.

September 17, 2007

Stop the presses: Today's college students are using more technology than ever.

September 7, 2007

The New York Times on Thursday announced a major push into higher education -- with new efforts to provide distance education, course content and social networking. A number of colleges are already either committed to using the new technologies or are in negotiations to start doing so, evidence of the strong power of the Times brand in academe.

September 6, 2007
Pitzer College class is both dedicated to and cataloged on the video-sharing Web site.

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