Technology

Technology
Dec 11, 2017
Much-hyped company, early player in adaptive learning, plans to take on the publishers. Some see promise; others have doubts.
Oct 18, 2017
George Washington professors review digital offerings and find lack of oversight, unclear course requirements and large student-faculty ratios.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

"Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques to Improve Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines how instructors and institutions are experimenting with new approaches to student learning.

On Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a free webinar to discuss the booklet's themes. Register for the event here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Blogs

Technology and Learning
December 11, 2017 - 9:00pm

With some possible lessons for higher ed.

Archive

December 11, 2017

Much-hyped company, early player in adaptive learning, plans to take on the publishers. Some see promise; others have doubts.

December 6, 2017

Scholars push for free access to online citation data, saying they need and deserve access to the reference data they helped create.

December 1, 2017

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an Interview with Mustafa Sualp, CEO and founder of AEFIS, an assessment management platform.

In the discussion with Pulse host Rodney B. Murray, Sualp describes AEFIS's tools -- syllabus management and course evaluations, among others -- and the problems they are designed to solve for institutions.

The Pulse is Inside Higher Ed’s monthly technology podcast. Murray is executive director of the office of academic technology at University of the Sciences.

November 29, 2017

The creation of internet fast lanes could come at a high cost to higher education, experts on technology and learning warn.

October 27, 2017

This month’s episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Ethan Keiser, founder and CEO of StudyTree.

In the discussion with the host Rodney B. Murray, Keiser talks about how the app -- which the company calls a "personal assistant" focused on students' academic performance -- uses artificial intelligence to analyze students’ grades and behavioral patterns to construct customized recommendations.

October 26, 2017

A horizontal approach to open educational resources reaches the most students in the quickest way possible, writes Daniel Williamson.

October 19, 2017

Some of the technology institute’s graduates can now choose to receive secure virtual credentials protected by block-chain technology.

October 6, 2017

After years of deals for devices, the tech giant’s arrangement with Ohio State suggests a greater willingness to focus on student learning.

October 4, 2017

Long Island U says it is turning things around, financially and otherwise, one year after a faculty lockout. Professors say the institution continues to falter.

October 3, 2017

Just because professors who teach online don't have to be physically on campus doesn't mean they shouldn't be, writes Penelope Adams Moon.

Pages

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October 18, 2017

George Washington professors review digital offerings and find lack of oversight, unclear course requirements and large student-faculty ratios.

May 31, 2017

The biggest challenge in the University of Arizona's efforts to consolidate its digital assets was getting organized. 

May 3, 2017

They spend extended amounts of time together developing online courses. Sometimes, their relationship is filled with tension. Here are ways colleges and universities address and alleviate issues and promote collaboration. 

March 22, 2017

Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

March 8, 2017

Rutgers University is employing a technology that allows instructors to teach simultaneously at two campuses, reducing student commute times and classroom sizes.

March 1, 2017

At Cornell, student government wants professors in most courses to stay away from bans.

 

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