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Technology
May 21, 2018
A growing number of academics are working with the social media platform to build new products, but few want to talk about it.
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
May 24, 2018 - 9:00pm

And why this would be good for both universities and for lifelong learners.

Technology and Learning
May 23, 2018 - 9:00pm

What do you worry about?

Library Babel Fish
May 23, 2018 - 3:48pm

My reasons why it makes no sense at all to scrap majors to prepare students for the “future of work.”

Archive

September 22, 2017

Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.

September 20, 2017

Ruling in high-profile sexual harassment case suggests that foreign students in online courses have no recourse under Title IX.

September 15, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Chalex, vice president of product management at Blackboard.

In the conversation with host Rodney B. Murray, Chalex discusses the company’s plans for Blackboard Learn and its learning platform, amid other topics.

September 12, 2017

New paper on artificial intelligence that can (mostly) correctly pick self-identified gays and lesbians based on photos has been called nearly everything -- from bad science to an important “wake-up call.”

September 8, 2017

Arkansas’s new public online university chooses national accreditor over its regional agency, raising questions about pace, prestige and the state of quality assurance.

September 5, 2017

A year after instructor of the university’s largest course said it was fine for students to watch videos instead of coming to class, he changes his mind.

August 30, 2017

An Ithaka S+R survey of research libraries reveals a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the profession, particularly at the upper levels.

August 21, 2017

Study finds that technology spending spurs gains in colleges’ outputs -- but they vary depending on the institution.

August 10, 2017

Leaked Google memo, described as an “anti-diversity screed,” reminds many women in STEM fields of the challenges that remain not just in industry, but in academe.

August 9, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin has unveiled Stampede2, said to be the most powerful supercomputer at any campus in the U.S.

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