Technology

Technology
Sep 15, 2016
Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

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
September 29, 2016 - 9:00pm

Dreaming about 2020.

Library Babel Fish
September 29, 2016 - 9:10pm

Cognitive dissonance made me do it. If you want social justice, why do you let your research be locked up for profit?

Student Affairs and Technology
September 28, 2016 - 6:36pm

Popular messaging app gets controversial.

Archive

October 26, 2007

As information technology leaders convened for the Educause meetings Thursday in Seattle, they talked about some of the same issues that are attracting attention in higher ed outside of technology circles: links to K-12, making courses more engaging and measuring what students learn.

October 25, 2007

If recent history is any guide, students' online behavior is not only unpredictable, but it would be futile to try to change it.

October 24, 2007
The annual Campus Computing Survey focuses on IT security and crisis management, finding gaps in preparation but fewer attacks on networks.
October 23, 2007
Some 20 percent of all students took at least one such course last year, but rate of increase is slowing.
October 17, 2007
A new center at Penn State could redefine testing for students used to filling in bubbles (or blanks). For extra credit, it could also curb cheating.
October 8, 2007
Students aren't signing up for text systems -- quickly installed by many campuses after the Virginia Tech killings -- as widely as some expected.
October 5, 2007
GAO official and House subcommittee chairman cite dangers of adding more biodefense labs without increasing the capability to monitor them.
October 5, 2007
GOP education leaders, seeking to influence Democrats, call for tough college cost provisions, abandoning new "auction" for student loans, and pressuring colleges on illegal downloading.
October 4, 2007
Texas A&M case involving late reporting of injuries to researchers has intensified attention paid to biolab safety.
October 4, 2007
University of California at Berkeley expands the public reach of its courses in a new video portal with complete lectures, ready to be streamed.

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