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Integrating Technology, Homework Help and Calculus

Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey developed software that has replaced written homework -- and textbooks -- in the institution's calculus courses. Developers see the tool as a model for technology-enhanced learning.

‘The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?’

Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.

Centers of the Pedagogical Universe

Centers for teaching and learning are shifting away from introducing faculty members to technology and instead focusing on helping instructors improve their courses in a variety of ways.

This Week in Digital Learning News: WGU Ohio, OER in Hawaii, Digital Credentialing

Several articles on digital learning issues appeared on Inside Higher Ed this week. Among them: Western Governors University has established...

Hawaii Legislators Abandon Plan for Faculty Mandate on OER

Legislators rewrite bill that originally required use of freely accessible educational materials, amid criticism that legislation would have infringed academic freedom and harmed, not helped, the open-access movement.

This Week in Digital Learning News

Inside Higher Ed's coverage of digital learning this week explored these issues: Educause is buying the New Media Consortium, in...

Lessons Learned From a $75 Million Failed Experiment

Closure of Texas System's innovation arm shows that ed-tech start-ups need similar things -- including business models and faculty buy-in -- whether Silicon Valley or a university fund them.

Seeking Clearer Definitions in an Era of Confusion

As senators prepare to rewrite the Higher Education Act, leaders from seven institutions weigh in with proposed definitions for distance and correspondence education.