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Technology
Jun 14, 2018
In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.
Apr 11, 2018
Online instructors offer wisdom they've gathered -- what to do and what not to do -- from years of experience teaching in the modality.

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, December 7, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

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

Blogs

Technology and Learning
June 17, 2018 - 9:00pm

Thoughts as I head off to SOLA+R.

Library Babel Fish
June 14, 2018 - 4:51pm

It’s hot out there. Sit back and pop open a cold thriller.

Archive

March 2, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.

February 28, 2018

Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

February 6, 2018

The consortium, which recently declared bankruptcy, may have found a white knight to continue the work of its Horizon Project.

January 26, 2018

In this month's episode of The Pulse podcast, Rodney B. Murray discusses USciences eLearning 3.0, the conference that his institution, the University of the Sciences, is holding March 7.

Murray, host of The Pulse, explores the conference's 16-year history and the highlights of this year's agenda, including a keynote from Bryan Alexander and a panel on the future of higher education.

January 23, 2018

WeWork and 2U are working to create a “global campus” for adults studying for job-friendly credentials online, expanding their competitive footprint.

January 17, 2018

University of Rhode Island plans to use its library to broaden the reach of artificial intelligence.

January 15, 2018

New product from Digital Science, a major corporate player, will make information about scholarly research life cycle available free to individual scientists.

January 10, 2018

The World Health Organization is considering classifying video game addiction as a disease. Academics are divided over whether that’s a good idea.

January 8, 2018

University of Maryland University College reports record U.S. enrollments, despite a challenging climate for online providers.

January 3, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Calvin Shum, CEO of Lovoco, whose speech and translation technologies include bilingual subtitling.

In the conversation with Rodney B. Murray, Shum discusses applications for making live and recorded lectures more accessible, among other things.

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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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