Technology

Technology
Feb 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?
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

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Blogs

Learning Innovation
February 26, 2020 - 3:00am

What The New York Times misses about how colleges and universities are changing.

Learning Innovation
February 26, 2020 - 9:00pm

What will happen to your personal library, as well as everything else that your kids won't want?

Digital Tweed
February 25, 2020 - 10:42pm

Has your institution increased its investments in analytics in recent years? How’s that working out for you? Two recent surveys suggest that for many institutions, the investment is not working out very well.

Archive

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.

November 20, 2019

Oren Etzioni analyzes the brain drain of artificial intelligence experts out of academia and suggests some solutions to the problem.

October 18, 2019

Protecting the personal information of students and employees is a growing concern for colleges and universities, but where does the buck stop?

October 15, 2019

New grant program encourages computer scientists to think about how their skills might benefit society. But persuading tech grads to turn down high-paying industry jobs won’t be easy.

September 6, 2019

Chatbots have started to infiltrate every corner of higher ed -- from admissions to student affairs, career services and even test prep. Is that a good thing?

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Archive

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.

October 4, 2019

Why hasn’t tuition in online education tumbled, and what will it take to drive the price down? Ryan Craig asks.

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