Technology

Technology
Apr 27, 2016
Online master's program in computer science -- a much-watched attempt to apply the MOOC model to for-credit programs -- may not be the big revenue generator the institute projected it would be, but administrators deem it a success and plan to expand it.

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

Technology and Learning
April 28, 2016 - 9:00pm

A technological strategy to read more books.

Student Affairs and Technology
April 28, 2016 - 7:33pm

Wishing I was fluent in Arabic

Library Babel Fish
April 28, 2016 - 9:06pm

A new report from ACRL spells out the findings of a massive student learning assessment project. I still have some questions. 

Archive

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.
August 29, 2007
Study makes the case that administering exams electronically can reduce cheating and save faculty time.
August 29, 2007

One of a public relations officer's worst nightmares is a lie that won't go away, and Dalhousie University recently confronted a doozy: that it was experimenting on cuddly, doe-eyed puppies and kittens.

August 20, 2007
Risa Gorelick describes her nightmare upon the theft of her intellectual (and other) property.
August 9, 2007
American University finds that its students, away between academic years, are flocking to its online summer offerings.
August 3, 2007
Many students who get their music online view the Congressional debate and their colleges' enforcement strategies as temporary annoyances.
July 24, 2007
Colleges -- following a year in which many colleges saw student databases hacked -- continue switch to randomly assigned identification numbers.
July 23, 2007
Senate majority leader's plan has colleges worried they will be forced to buy technology that won't work.
July 18, 2007
The wireless network at the North Carolina university may have problems handling Apple's latest.

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