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

Library Babel Fish
April 26, 2017 - 9:04pm

It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution.

Technology and Learning
April 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

Something has changed. Maybe.

Archive

March 21, 2016

Initiative to simplify how colleges become authorized to offer online education outside their home state once again runs into opposition from advocacy groups, this time in New York.

February 22, 2016

Study shows faculty members remain skeptical of digital course materials and generally unfamiliar with open educational resources.

February 17, 2016

Study suggests acceptance of online education still lags among high school students.

February 12, 2016

An error-riddled software pilot in Washington State highlights the challenges colleges face when they replace systems that power virtually every process on campus.

February 11, 2016

Cybersecurity experts say the network monitoring program at the U of California is less intrusive than reported, but question the university's decision to keep it hidden from faculty.

February 9, 2016

The 13th and final annual report on online education enrollments by the Babson Group shows how much the market has grown since 2002 -- and how little it has changed.

February 3, 2016

Pearson, in search of profits and a clearer emphasis on education, announces it will leave the learning management system market.

February 1, 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.

January 29, 2016

Coursera's decision to charge learners in some massive open online courses up front -- viewed by some as inevitable -- has critics asking if the MOOC provider is diverging from its mission of universal access.

January 20, 2016

Private colleges found a consortium to collectively negotiate with companies that develop enterprise resource planning software.

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