Technology

Technology
Jul 16, 2020
Colleges are offering free online summer courses in an effort to keep students engaged and on track to graduate. Will it work?
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
August 5, 2020 - 3:00am

A comparison of two events, and two communities, within the digital learning ecosystem.

Learning Innovation
August 5, 2020 - 9:00pm

How would you answer these questions about the future of digital learning?

Higher Ed Gamma
August 3, 2020 - 1:33pm

How lower-wage workers move up.

Archive

September 15, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Chalex, vice president of product management at Blackboard.

In the conversation with host Rodney B. Murray, Chalex discusses the company’s plans for Blackboard Learn and its learning platform, amid other topics.

September 12, 2017

New paper on artificial intelligence that can (mostly) correctly pick self-identified gays and lesbians based on photos has been called nearly everything -- from bad science to an important “wake-up call.”

September 8, 2017

Arkansas’s new public online university chooses national accreditor over its regional agency, raising questions about pace, prestige and the state of quality assurance.

September 5, 2017

A year after instructor of the university’s largest course said it was fine for students to watch videos instead of coming to class, he changes his mind.

August 21, 2017

Study finds that technology spending spurs gains in colleges’ outputs -- but they vary depending on the institution.

August 10, 2017

Leaked Google memo, described as an “anti-diversity screed,” reminds many women in STEM fields of the challenges that remain not just in industry, but in academe.

August 9, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin has unveiled Stampede2, said to be the most powerful supercomputer at any campus in the U.S.

July 11, 2017

The Rice University-based free textbook publisher is the latest in the industry to pair its own course content with an online learning platform.

July 5, 2017

EAB, a research and technology services company, says the time is right for an enterprise-level “student success management system.” Other vendors wonder what took them so long.

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.

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