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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

September 22, 2015

Massive open online courses have not lived up to their early hype -- what could? -- but they’ve made important contributions nonetheless, write John Mitchell, Mitchell Stevens and Candace Thille.

September 18, 2015

Like it or not, texting is the new normal, and in the name of student success, faculty members must move forward.

September 14, 2015

UF Online has told Pearson it may terminate controversial 11-year deal, but both sides say negotiations continue about a possible continued role for the company.

September 2, 2015

U of Central Florida is using lecture-capture technology to enroll more students than can fit in its classrooms. But is a live stream a sufficient replacement for a face-to-face lecture?

August 31, 2015

Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former professor finds that a course lacks rigor and sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

August 26, 2015

Researchers at Harvard U and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology find a uniquely MOOC way of cheating.

August 25, 2015

Middlebury will sell its stake in for-profit online language learning provider, an initiative that never sat right with many faculty members. But future online education initiatives are in the works.

August 21, 2015

Bay Path University, a women's college, has expanded its enrollment by moving beyond its traditional student population. Can it find success online?

August 12, 2015

One year after the launch of Unizin, what has the digital learning consortium accomplished?

August 6, 2015

Caliper, an initiative to standardize collection and reporting of learning analytics, is nearing release. Can colleges and vendors learn to speak the same language?

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