Technology

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

May 15, 2007
Pearson plans to buy eCollege, possibly upping competition for Blackboard and shifting direction of course management industry.
May 7, 2007
Debate between publishers and student groups continues: How hard is it to find information about popular titles?
May 2, 2007
A French theorist and a North American historian respond very differently to the digital age. Scott McLemee reports.
April 24, 2007
Senate committee considers whether colleges need liability protection when dealing with some students' records.
April 9, 2007
Appeals court ruling outlines student rights with computers in dorm rooms -- and sets narrow exemptions for administrators.
April 3, 2007
Social networking sites pose risks for students and challenges for colleges that try to monitor them, write Sheldon Steinbach and Lynn Deavers.
March 1, 2007
Music industry's new tack on illegal file sharing lets students settle before being sued -- but puts college officials in the middle.
February 27, 2007
Video of a graphic breakup, with hundreds at Chapel Hill watching, is online hit. Although it was apparently staged, some educators are disturbed.
February 15, 2007
House hearing on president's 2008 plan renews concerns about shift of funds from National Science Foundation to Education Department.
February 7, 2007
Professor gives his class a real-world demonstration of how to use often-viewed sites to quickly spread content.

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