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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

Library Babel Fish
February 10, 2016 - 8:26pm

Robin Chin Roemer and Rachel Borchardt answer my questions about their new book, Meaningful Metrics.

Technology and Learning
February 10, 2016 - 9:00pm

Is your college considering online learning?

Law, Policy -- and IT?
February 9, 2016 - 8:28pm

The FCC, security monitoring, suit against Google.

Archive

February 3, 2015

We shouldn't mourn the demise of liberal arts colleges, writes Eva Badowska. We should embrace new and evolving forms of liberal education.

January 30, 2015

The Pulse podcast offers highlights from a regional conference on distance learning.

January 26, 2015

Jeff Rice wonders if the public discussion about the offensive comments on the popular app is missing the real significance of what students are communicating.

January 14, 2015

Some university IT offices are struggling to keep up with the pace of change in technology, which a report describes as the "new normal" for higher education.

January 9, 2015

Randy Best writes that, despite all the hype, the massive course trend may be more faddish than influential.

January 5, 2015

Adding students to sections has no impact on outcomes, according to a large national study.

December 18, 2014

The second part of a two-part interview with Blackboard CEO Jay Bhatt.

December 12, 2014

Can active learning techniques and flexible classroom seating improve student outcomes? Research at Ball State University has produced mixed results.

December 9, 2014

MIT removes courses of prominent professor it found to have engaged in online sexual harassment of a student.

December 2, 2014

Elite research universities, which have been leaders in exporting modular courses and resources to other colleges, are considering using them at their own campuses.

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