Highlights: Questions about who stands to benefit from data-driven assessments, lack of concern about cyberattacks, dissatisfaction with the scholarly publishing landscape, continued skepticism about online education quality.
Teaching With Technology
“Innovation in Teaching” in Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.
The PDF booklet includes articles by Inside Higher Ed's reporters and essays by contributors from the field.
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Apart from cases such as Oral Roberts U.'s smartwatch pilot, experiments with the "internet of things" are still years away at most colleges and universities -- but questions about privacy and cheating remain.
U. of Michigan researcher finds that different formats for assignments result in notably different qualities of writing.
Eight Washington State community colleges will offer an online, competency-based business degree, as emerging form of higher education wins fans -- and some critics -- in the state.
Elite research universities, which have been leaders in exporting modular courses and resources to other colleges, are considering using them at their own campuses.
To combat the skepticism found in Inside Higher Ed's faculty survey on technology, colleges must give professors more control over how online courses are developed and delivered, Marie Norman argues.
Arizona State University professor uses Smart Sparrow, an adaptive learning platform, to create an online science course with his personal vision.
Higher ed lobbying group and advocates for students with disabilities are at odds over a proposal that would require a federal agency to set guidelines for the accessibility of technology products on campus.
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast looks at what the future holds for efforts to use technology to "flip" the classroom.
U. of Wisconsin at Madison's second round of MOOCs will feature smaller, more focused courses that target local learners -- and activities beyond the last day of class.
Can a group of liberal arts colleges in the South -- institutions that value personal interaction -- win over faculty on blended learning?