Teaching With Technology

Teaching With Technology
Nov 16, 2016
IBM picks Blackboard and Pearson to bring the technology behind the Watson computer to colleges and universities.

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.

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

June 24, 2013

Lawyers and a disability rights advocate stressed that faculty members must be proactive rather than reactive in making sure their online courses and materials are accessible for students with disabilities.

June 21, 2013

As Oregon State's distance education efforts grow, professors raise questions about who does the teaching, how they are paid and whether anyone has figured out how learning compares online and in person.

June 5, 2013

Two overlooked articles consider massive open online coursework from distinctive angles. Scott McLemee flags them down.

May 28, 2013

The details behind Georgia Tech's new deal with Udacity: big dollars and new types of instructional aides -- including some who work for the outside company.

May 24, 2013

Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.

May 21, 2013

This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Max James, national sales manager for education at Citrix, which provides GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and other web conferencing tools.

May 14, 2013

Georgia Tech and Udacity, a MOOC provider, team up to dramatically lower the cost of a computer science master's degree.

May 7, 2013

This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Brown of Ocean County College, discussing tools that can help faculty members teach lab courses in online settings.

May 3, 2013

A new position statement from the National Council of Teachers of English says machine scoring of essays is easily "gamed" and can't grasp the same elements people can.

April 17, 2013

Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.

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