Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.
The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.
On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free 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 Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.
"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.
And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.
While only a minority of HBCUs offer online or blended programs, the numbers are growing.
Education Department will not enforce rule requiring distance education programs to get permission to operate from every state in which they enroll students.
Survey shows that totally online programs are attracting primarily women, white people and fully employed workers with good salaries -- many of whom want degrees in business.
Despite rumors that U. of Washington would be first to award credit for success in free online courses, universities remain at impasse over meaningful recognition of MOOC success.
Another public institution embraces competency-based degree programs, this time with the help of a business.
As he makes his own foray into distance education, John Thelin, who describes himself as the "archetypal Old Prof," tries to make sense of Inside Higher Ed’s recent survey of faculty views on the topic.
Bryn Mawr experiments with artificially intelligent teaching software, says "blended" online learning might reinforce, rather than undermine, mission of small, residential colleges.
At Virginia and elsewhere, would-be reformers cite technology as forcing higher education to change. But that's often an excuse for politically motivated decisions, writes Johann Neem.
Records show that board leaders who organized President Sullivan's ouster also wanted a major push into online education.
Steve Cohen writes that interactive online education, not MOOCs, may be the real challenge for traditional higher ed.
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