Technology

Technology
Dec 08, 2016
Middlebury meets a tight deadline for going carbon neutral in part by using credits from forest preservation.

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

Digital Tweed
December 7, 2016 - 7:29pm

Colleges and universities lose talented people because, increasingly, campus opportunities are not competitive with options elsewhere.

Technology and Learning
December 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

Can Clay Christensen move beyond disruption theory and The Innovators Dilemma?

Library Babel Fish
December 6, 2016 - 6:03pm

A new report is out from Project Information Literacy. Make sure you read it before you get too far into a library renovation.

Archive

June 19, 2008
A multi-college consortium broadens availability of online courses, while an institution founded by 19 Western governors exceeds expectations (belatedly).
June 10, 2008
New Web site encourages students to anonymously post their exams for all to download, raising copyright and ethical concerns.
June 3, 2008
SUNY Plattsburgh, looking to broaden its applicant pool and generate buzz, turns to social networking for a bottom-up, "authentic" approach.
May 30, 2008
After software giant announces end to book-scanning program, partner institutions consider the landscape, now dominated by Google and nonprofit efforts.
May 16, 2008
As technologies and generations change, professors must consider new ways of building bridges with their students, Julie Frechette writes.
May 14, 2008
Course-management giant -- realizing students gravitate to social networking site over an academic one -- tries to get them to do both at the same time.
May 9, 2008
At Web 2.0 conference, participants delve into academic blogs (are they worthwhile or a waste of time?) and Second Life (is it worthwhile or a waste of bandwidth?).
May 6, 2008
Spike in notices of alleged violations on campuses prompts speculation that record companies are targeting future, not actual, breaches. RIAA chief cites better hardware and software.
April 30, 2008
Campus-specific Web sites where students can anonymously post "confessions" have led to at least one shutdown and a host of complaints about vitriol.
April 28, 2008
For all the complaints about students who copy incorrect information, some scholars are getting good use out of the popular site.

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