Teaching With Technology

Teaching With Technology
Feb 28, 2017
New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."
Apr 12, 2017
The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

Surveys

Oct. 24, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explores the views of professors (and a corresponding group of academic technology administrators) on a range of technology issues.

Among them: the value (and validity) of data produced by student learning assessments, the quality of online education, and the shape of the scholarly publishing landscape.

Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Barnes & Noble College, Explorance, Knowlura, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, and VitalSource.

Booklets

April 26, 2017 -- "Teaching With Technology," the new print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed, is available today. You may download the booklet, free, here.

The PDF booklet includes articles by Inside Higher Ed's reporters on such topics as newly credentialed forms of learning, spurring innovation in the classroom, and digital accessibility, .

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar with Inside Higher Ed's editors on the themes of the booklet, on Tuesday, May 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of D2L.

Blogs

Hack (Higher) Education
April 16, 2013 - 8:35pm

A book review, of sorts, of Kio Stark's Don't Go Back to School, along with the larger "don't go to college" narratives.

Hack (Higher) Education
March 22, 2013 - 12:18pm

What impact has all the hype and interest in MOOCs had on open courseware initiatives, specifically those at MIT?

Hack (Higher) Education
December 28, 2012 - 10:07am

The last in my series reviewing the year's most important ed-tech trends...

Archive

February 28, 2017

New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."

February 9, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Yermie Cohen, co-founder and CEO of Memorang, a free digital study tool for students.

January 5, 2017

This month's episode of The Pulse podcast features an interview with A.W. (Tony) Bates, distinguished visiting professor at Ryerson University and CEO of Tony Bates Associates.

November 16, 2016

IBM picks Blackboard and Pearson to bring the technology behind the Watson computer to colleges and universities.

November 2, 2016

Georgia Tech, having enrolled thousands of students in its well-regarded online master's degree program in computer science, expands its experiments with low-cost online education for undergraduates.

October 13, 2016

U of Michigan starts a “yearlong conversation” about innovation in the classroom to determine what a public research university should look like in the 21st century.

October 6, 2016

New book explores what it means to be a scholar at a moment when every aspect of life in academe is being changed by technology.

September 29, 2016

This month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's technology podcast features an interview with Randy Swearer of Autodesk.

September 26, 2016

U of Vermont's College of Medicine announces it will get rid of lecture courses and completely reshape the faculty role -- a first for a traditional medical school.

September 23, 2016

Data show that students who earn C's in foundational courses are much less likely to graduate. As a result, U of Arizona may require some C students to repeat a course.

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April 12, 2017

The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

April 5, 2017

Elite U.S. and international programs are starting to offer online courses so they are more accessible and affordable -- and to attract new students to their campuses. 

April 5, 2017

Learners seek answers to basic questions, such as tuition costs and campus life, but most schools bury that information -- and many students haven't figured out how to find it.

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