Technology

Technology
Oct 15, 2020
Ed-tech start-up Engageli has raised $14.5 million to build a videoconferencing platform. Unlike Zoom, the platform has been purposefully designed with college and university faculty members and students in mind.
Oct 06, 2020
Survey finds significant increases in professors' confidence in virtual learning and their sense of support from their colleges -- but continuing concerns about equity for underrepresented students.

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
October 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

How online learning saved higher ed.

Higher Ed Gamma
October 15, 2020 - 2:51pm

New ways to think about the humanities in a time of crisis.

Learning Innovation
October 15, 2020 - 9:00pm

Pandemic-related opportunities and challenges for nonfaculty educators.

Archive

November 29, 2017

The creation of internet fast lanes could come at a high cost to higher education, experts on technology and learning warn.

October 27, 2017

This month’s episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Ethan Keiser, founder and CEO of StudyTree.

In the discussion with the host Rodney B. Murray, Keiser talks about how the app -- which the company calls a "personal assistant" focused on students' academic performance -- uses artificial intelligence to analyze students’ grades and behavioral patterns to construct customized recommendations.

October 19, 2017

Some of the technology institute’s graduates can now choose to receive secure virtual credentials protected by block-chain technology.

October 6, 2017

After years of deals for devices, the tech giant’s arrangement with Ohio State suggests a greater willingness to focus on student learning.

October 3, 2017

Just because professors who teach online don't have to be physically on campus doesn't mean they shouldn't be, writes Penelope Adams Moon.

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.

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