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Jul 05, 2018
Many colleges are embracing IT cloud services, but significant cost barriers remain for smaller institutions.
Jul 10, 2018
Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

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
July 18, 2018 - 9:00pm

LIS, disciplines, and learning innovation.

Technology and Learning
July 18, 2018 - 3:00am

"I will refrain from promoting my company’s products or services."

Archive

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.

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.

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