Teaching With Technology

Teaching With Technology
Dec 21, 2016
After several iterations, a college at the University of Cincinnati develops an old-time concept -- a radio show -- to teach professors new techniques.
Mar 08, 2017
Rutgers University is employing a technology that allows instructors to teach simultaneously at two campuses, reducing student commute times and classroom sizes.

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

“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.

A copy of the free booklet may be downloaded here.

And on Tuesday, May 24, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webinar about the themes of the booklet. Click here to register or find out more.

The compilation was made possible in part by advertising support from D2L.

Archive

January 15, 2013

As another step in the overhaul of its core curriculum, Lynn University will require every first-year student to purchase an iPad mini, and will use iTunes U as a content delivery method for those courses.

January 8, 2013

Rather than having students wait weeks for feedback on homework, MIT professor has developed computer program that assigns diverse group of people to review small chunks of each student's work. MIT may use program in MOOCs.

January 3, 2013

In the new installment of his annual feature, Lev Gonick dissects the technology developments that are likely to change higher ed -- and not -- in the year ahead.

November 29, 2012

As MOOC "power users" emerge, Coursera looks to deputize its most devoted students to improve its courses.

November 14, 2012

Gates Foundation will fund $1.4 million study at U. of Maryland to see whether MOOCs can reduce overhead in credit-bearing courses without compromising quality.

November 8, 2012

At Educause, a study about varying definitions of "open educational resources" punctuates ambiguity about "openness" of the new massive online courses.

November 8, 2012

The e-textbook consortium CourseSmart has announced an analytics program that will provide data about students' usage of a text, which universities can use to link with outcomes.

November 7, 2012

New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.

November 5, 2012

Publishing giant unveils search engine for open educational resources -- and its own content.

October 29, 2012

Coursera strikes licensing agreement with Antioch University, bringing business model for massive online courses into sharper focus.

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