Technology

Technology
Apr 26, 2017
Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.
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
April 27, 2017 - 9:00pm

Responding to 'The Rise of Educational Technology as a Sociocultural and Ideological Phenomenon'

Higher Ed Gamma
April 27, 2017 - 6:23pm

Rethinking the power of educational technologies for engaged teaching and learning.

Student Affairs and Technology
April 27, 2017 - 6:33pm

400 million people use Instagram every day

Archive

January 23, 2009
Under new GI Bill, veterans who study solely online won't be eligible for housing allowance that traditional students receive. Is privileging the on-campus experience overly romantic, or smart policy?
January 14, 2009
Northwest Missouri State U., which rents books to students, experiments with electronic formats, with ambitions to go digital as publishers do.
January 8, 2009

Student affairs administrators are increasingly debating how to use Facebook and other social networking tools -- and whether and how to monitor student use. A new book -- Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture (Routledge) -- aims to offer some guidance. The authors are Ana M.

January 5, 2009
Students appear to learn when they share ideas in class -- but are they just taking cues from smart peers? A study suggests otherwise.
December 30, 2008
Professors and librarians petition U.S. to broaden exceptions to allow more use of DVDs and other audiovisual works in the classroom -- and beyond.
December 11, 2008
Colleges' information technology budgets aren't immune to the economic downturn, and some CIOs see opportunity to streamline priorities and recast their mission.
December 3, 2008
New research suggests that Web-based collaboration tools improve students' work, and that comments recorded as audio can deepen understanding.
November 18, 2008
As demand continues to grow, colleges are still mulling how online teaching fits into the scheme of things, with competing models for supporting (and paying) faculty.
November 14, 2008
A change in policy for how libraries can use and share online catalog data is causing a backlash among open-access proponents and some librarians.
November 13, 2008
Annual study finds double-digit gains in online education, in part due to fuel costs, surprising some who predicted the rate would eventually flatten.

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