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April 24, 2019
Nine universities in five countries are working together to create a shared infrastructure for digital academic credentials.
April 24, 2019
A Norwegian consortium has signed a new kind of subscription deal with Elsevier that includes open-access publishing -- a first for the publisher. But the new rights come at a cost.
April 23, 2019
The Federal Communications Commission controls licenses that could be used to bring wireless broadband internet to rural areas. But policy makers and educators are at odds over how to proceed.
April 22, 2019
A former Arizona State University professor says he was required to ensure at least 30 percent of his students failed. The university says he’s lying.
April 19, 2019
A former student has admitted to causing thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to computer equipment owned by the College of St. Rose, a private nonprofit institution in Albany, N.Y. Vishwanath Akuthota pleaded guilty this week to destroying 66 college computers as well as computer monitors and lecture hall podiums worth more than $58,000, according to the U.S. attorney's office in New York.
April 17, 2019
Coding boot camps have the potential to dramatically change the landscape of postsecondary education and training, a new report concludes. "Betting on Bootcamps" was published this week by the Clayton Christensen Institute, a nonprofit think tank focused on the impact of disruptive innovation.
April 17, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University has signed up for an institutionwide license to protocols.io -- an open-access research method sharing platform. CMU is the first university to do so. The site offers free versions of licenses to researchers, but premium memberships include training and unlimited use of the platform.
April 17, 2019
The Couperin consortium, which represents 240 higher education and research institutes in France, has renewed its bundled journal subscription deal with Elsevier, the publisher.
April 16, 2019
Textbook publisher Macmillan Learning is the first publisher to gain an ebook accessibility certification from Benetech, a nonprofit that develops accessible technology.
April 15, 2019
The Ithaka S+R U.S. Faculty Survey reveals that academics are increasingly depending on cloud services such as Google Drive, Dropbox and Flickr to organize and store their research data. The survey, published on April 12, explores changing research, teaching and publishing practices of faculty members at four-year colleges and universities. The survey received 10,919 responses from faculty in a range of disciplines.

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January 16, 2019
Definitions of innovative teaching models and expectations for accreditors of new programs are on the agenda as the Department of Education considers changing standards.
November 5, 2018
Sessions at Educause touched on academic technology collaboration, transparency around data collection, transitioning to active learning and more.
May 25, 2018
U.S. (again) pushes back controversial regulation requiring online programs to gain approval from states in which they operate, this time to 2020.
October 30, 2017
Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson and VitalSource.
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