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 - 9:00pm

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

Learning Innovation
August 5, 2020 - 3:00am

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

Learning Innovation
August 3, 2020 - 9:00pm

Will our sector come to resemble tech, media and other industries?

Archive

May 18, 2017

Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years.

May 16, 2017

This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast presents a scenario of a technology-enhanced future for education.

May 9, 2017

Despite questions about privacy, colleges using biometric authentication such as iris scans say they are mostly concerned with getting students into campus facilities as quickly as possible.

April 26, 2017

Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.

April 25, 2017

The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin.

April 11, 2017

Another historically black institution -- South Carolina State -- teams up with the University of Phoenix to offer online courses to a greater number of students.

March 30, 2017

The rapid growth of Handshake, a career-services platform, is also raising questions about whether some students' grades are made visible to employers without permission.

March 21, 2017

U of Maryland University College pursues a strategy of spinning off units into stand-alone companies, seeking financial gain for itself and affordable tuition rates for its students.

March 20, 2017

Despite the buzz, competency-based education remains a challenging market for software vendors.

March 8, 2017

Smaller institutions report an increase in sophisticated attempts to gain access to financial and personal information.

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