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

October 19, 2016

University at Buffalo Foundation turns down proposal to put a professor on its board.

 

October 14, 2016

High school students will soon be able to earn college credit from Oberlin College for instruction neither delivered by the institution nor taught by its faculty members.

October 7, 2016

The University of Illinois's iMBA program offers encouraging news about the viability of graduate degrees built on MOOCs.

September 29, 2016

This month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's technology podcast features an interview with Randy Swearer of Autodesk.

September 27, 2016

Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

September 20, 2016

Technology experts should have the academic freedom to speak on behalf of what's best for education, not just a university's bottom line, Jonathan A. Poritz and Jonathan Rees argue.

September 15, 2016

Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

September 15, 2016

Rather than shun technologies hyped by companies with grand promises, faculty members should force vendors to explain how the tools will help professors teach and students learn, Michael Feldstein argues.

September 9, 2016

New book examines how technology is changing education -- and whether that change is for the better.

September 2, 2016

MIT experiments with instructor grading in massive open online courses as a way to expand teaching and learning opportunities for students and instructors.

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