Technology

Technology
Jun 26, 2020
Park University is encouraging students from other institutions to transfer and study online for a year at a discounted tuition rate. Are special offers like this a good idea?
Dec 02, 2019
High-tech instructional materials are gaining popularity with instructors, but they can be problematic for students with disabilities. Colleges and publishers say there’s no easy fix.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Dec. 5, 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 Sonic Foundry, Course Hero and Portfolium.

Booklets

"The New Accessibility: Students With Disabilities and Access to Technology" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of incisive and practical articles.

You may download a copy of the print-on-demand booklet here, free.

And Inside Higher Ed's editors will conduct a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, April 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern. We invite you to sign up here.

This booklet was made possible in part by advertising support from D2L.

Blogs

Learning Innovation
July 1, 2020 - 3:00am

Why Google/Apple/Microsoft/Facebook matter less to higher ed than we imagine.

Learning Innovation
July 1, 2020 - 9:00pm

Learning the wrong lessons from COVID-19.

Learning Innovation
June 28, 2020 - 9:00pm

Some of the curriculum, and part of the story, of Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative.

Archive

June 26, 2020

Park University is encouraging students from other institutions to transfer and study online for a year at a discounted tuition rate. Are special offers like this a good idea?

June 12, 2020

Scholars raise concerns about teaching on Zoom after it acceded to Chinese government demands to shut down activists' accounts. Zoom says it will develop technology to block users by geography.

May 8, 2020

Using Wi-Fi ready college parking lots is now a way of life for students with limited or no internet access.

March 25, 2020

Six in 10 online learning administrators say their campuses require professors to train before teaching online -- but 70 percent say students aren't formally prepared to study virtually.

February 25, 2020

What must change in New York City's tech training landscape to ensure that employees in the industry reflect the city's diversity?

February 21, 2020

UCLA was the first university to openly consider facial recognition technology for security surveillance. The university abandoned that plan, but other colleges may be using the software.

February 18, 2020

Podcast features discussion with Bryan Alexander about his book Academia Next.

January 30, 2020

Governor has proposed ending tuition assistance for students who take classes online, drawing intense criticism from Liberty University and its president, Jerry Falwell Jr.

January 20, 2020

Bryan Alexander's new book, Academia Next, attempts to predict the future of higher education. We asked him a few questions about what's in store.

January 8, 2020

The wide availability of cheap new education-related web addresses is creating a headache for university brand managers.

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Archive

June 10, 2020

Technology advocates may see online teaching as the best path forward, but one important audience vociferously disagrees: students, Peter C. Herman writes.

December 18, 2019

Online program management companies are facing criticism, but many underresourced institutions need outside partners to succeed, David Klock writes.

December 2, 2019

High-tech instructional materials are gaining popularity with instructors, but they can be problematic for students with disabilities. Colleges and publishers say there’s no easy fix.

November 6, 2019

Kenzie Academy positions itself as a faster, more affordable way to prepare first-generation students in the U.S. heartland for technology jobs.

November 4, 2019

As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

October 30, 2019

The federal guidance that allows colleges to share tuition dollars with contractors that help them recruit students -- as long as they provide other services, too -- conflicts with the law and should be revoked, Robert Shireman argues.

October 23, 2019

Institutions aren’t switching learning management systems as often as they used to. What does that mean for companies looking to win new customers?

October 22, 2019

Survey of four-year-college leaders finds they lack confidence in their institutions' ability to adapt -- and aren't planning ahead in ways that would ensure success.

October 16, 2019

College IT officials don't believe campus leaders are particularly informed or engaged in digital learning, new survey results suggest.

October 9, 2019

Several large nonprofit universities have expressed interest in purchasing for-profit Ashford University, potentially following the controversial playbook of the 2017 takeover of Kaplan by Purdue.

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