Technology

Technology
Jan 17, 2018
University of Rhode Island plans to use its library to broaden the reach of artificial intelligence.
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

Student Affairs and Technology
January 18, 2018 - 5:06pm

A resource for supporting students who may be experiencing mental health challenges

Library Babel Fish
January 17, 2018 - 2:42pm

Taking up John Warner's idea that we need to rethink how we expose new college students to the research process - maybe starting with that meme they just shared.

Technology and Learning
January 11, 2018 - 9:00pm

Peloton’s home-based fitness classes, online education, and the new death of distance.

Archive

May 5, 2005
Administrators agree to clarify a policy on intellectual property -- and faculty critics are pleased.
April 28, 2005

Over the last 18 months, Microsoft has shifted its support for academic research to involve more universities and more kinds of studies. The shifts come at a time that Bill Gates, the company's founder, has become increasingly concerned about declines in support for key research agencies and declining student interest in computer science.

April 11, 2005
Academic librarians and information experts debated that and other questions at a conference session on disruptive technologies.
April 7, 2005

Last summer, in a move watched and copied in broad outline by several other institutions, Duke University gave iPods to all incoming freshmen, in the hope of stimulating technology use on the campus. Wednesday, based on the results of a preliminary review of the program, the university significantly altered its approach, while declaring the iPod experiment over all to be a success.

April 7, 2005
Brown moves to assert more rights to faculty inventions, and some professors are unhappy.
April 7, 2005
Four years after unveiling a plan to share course materials with the world, MIT assesses its impact.
March 29, 2005
Theft of computer with Berkeley graduate students' names and ID numbers is latest in rash of campus incidents.

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