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

August 28, 2015

University of Hull demonstrates pedagogical potential of world-building game.

August 26, 2015

Researchers at Harvard U and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology find a uniquely MOOC way of cheating.

July 30, 2015

After more than 25 years of technology-enabled education, college leaders are shifting their focus to how digital technology can improve learning of all kinds, Peter Stokes argues.

July 15, 2015

Business professors find another use for software created to help them teach case studies: preventing students from skimming.

July 14, 2015

The debate over digital courseware's adoption suffers from oversimplification, writes Gates Bryant, who breaks down the nuances of the important discussion.

July 1, 2015

A study on bystander behavior and cyberbullying raises questions about student behavior in large online courses.

June 16, 2015

Ed-tech start-up Kadenze launches an online education platform specifically created for creative arts courses.

June 10, 2015

This month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast features a discussion with John Baker, CEO of D2L, about the new version of the company's learning platform, Brightspace.

June 8, 2015

Study examines whether students should text or tweet in class -- or put their smartphones down -- to improve their grades. The results aren't as anti-device as some professors might think.

May 26, 2015

Experts weigh in on how to get a class back on track once the professor feels he or she is no longer in control. Preventive classroom management can go a long way in never getting to that point, they say.

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