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

Student Affairs and Technology
December 14, 2017 - 11:16am

Enhancing the student experience via technology

Library Babel Fish
December 14, 2017 - 4:46pm

The fight against the FCC's benighted decision has moved into the courts and into Congress.

Technology and Learning
December 14, 2017 - 9:00pm

What might we think about when we think about this deal through a higher ed lens?

Archive

August 8, 2017

Three schools at the oldest university in the United States team up with 2U to start an online program in an emergent field.

August 8, 2017

Century Foundation cautions that nature of public university deals with online program managers could undermine the institutions’ financial stability and their students’ data.

July 31, 2017

To protest the high prices charged by their publisher, Springer, the editors of the Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics will start a rival journal that will be free for all to read.

July 26, 2017

Administrators at Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they are “floored” by the quality of students in its half online, half in-person master's degree program. Expansion plans are in the works.

July 19, 2017

Southern New Hampshire University announces first phase of initiative to expand higher education access to refugees.

July 11, 2017

The Rice University-based free textbook publisher is the latest in the industry to pair its own course content with an online learning platform.

July 5, 2017

EAB, a research and technology services company, says the time is right for an enterprise-level “student success management system.” Other vendors wonder what took them so long.

June 21, 2017

George Pruitt, retiring after 35 years as president of Thomas Edison State University, surveys the landscape.

June 15, 2017

MIT students reported that taking course online -- instead of same course on campus -- was less stressful than their in-person classes.

June 2, 2017

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Ken Hartman, a veteran of online learning and currently CEO of Degree Quest.

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