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

May 30, 2017

The university lays off dozens of remote, part-time staffers (with plans to hire full-timers) as part of a reorganization process ahead of projected enrollment growth for its competency-based division.

May 18, 2017

Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years.

May 16, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast presents a scenario of a technology-enhanced future for education.

May 9, 2017

Despite questions about privacy, colleges using biometric authentication such as iris scans say they are mostly concerned with getting students into campus facilities as quickly as possible.

May 3, 2017

Louisiana State University takes Elsevier to court in an attempt to settle a disagreement with the publisher about its $1.64 million contract.

May 2, 2017

Online enrollment continues to grow as the total number of students in college shrinks. The growth is particularly strong at private nonprofit colleges, report finds.

April 26, 2017

Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.

April 25, 2017

The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin.

April 18, 2017

OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore.

April 11, 2017

Another historically black institution -- South Carolina State -- teams up with the University of Phoenix to offer online courses to a greater number of students.

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