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Surveys

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. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

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.

Archive

April 25, 2013

Does the utopian vision of democratizing education have a cultural ceiling? 

April 23, 2013

Survey of community college leaders in distance education finds some interest and some skepticism about MOOCs and open educational resources.

April 22, 2013

California bill to increase use of online course providers gets changed to give faculty more say -- but not yet kudos from said faculty. 

April 22, 2013

Two new competency-based education programs up the ante for a potential disruption to higher education. How do they work?

April 19, 2013

Declining a rare courtship from a top MOOC provider, Amherst sends the joint venture of Harvard and MIT packing. Professors say they didn't like where the project is taking higher education.

April 12, 2013

Advocates for new teaching technologies say liberal arts institutions should flock to, not fear, online education.

April 11, 2013

Florida lawmakers want to boost MOOCs and upend the traditional quality control system by letting state officials demand that public colleges grant credit for courses offered by unaccredited institutions.

April 8, 2013

Coursera, which made a name for itself offering free courses from elite universities, begins to make money.

April 5, 2013

In an era of free online classes, one university wants students to pay to fly across the world to be taught together online, by professors who may not be on campus. Will this model work? 

April 3, 2013

Stanford University, birthplace of two MOOC companies, decides to work with a nonprofit started by MIT and Harvard.

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