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?

Learning Innovation
August 3, 2020 - 9:00pm

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

Archive

March 6, 2017

New America releases framework to help colleges use predictive analytics to benefit students.

January 23, 2017

Once a skeptic of “big data,” Danielle Caldwell is now convinced of its ability to empower institutions to match students to the right programs and provide individualized support through graduation.

December 19, 2016

Students appear to have moved on from Yik Yak, once a prime app for anonymous gossip and racist comments -- a relief for administrators struggling to curb online bullying.

December 2, 2016

This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features a discussion with Jill Sitnick, a technology strategist at Microsoft, about Sway, the company’s new mobile graphic presentation tool.

November 7, 2016

As higher education turns increasingly digital, disability rights advocates turn to legal measures -- and an attentive Justice Department -- to address the challenges facing students with disabilities.

October 28, 2016

Diversity, collaboration, personalization and professional development are on the IT organization's five-year to-do list. Don't worry -- exhibit hall magicians aren't going away.

October 27, 2016

At technology conference, finalists in a competition to solve higher education's big issues focus on the need for all-in-one solutions. Who will win?

October 26, 2016

Who is behind the popular Twitter feed that praises the annual Educause meeting while (gently and in all caps) mocking it? He reveals all. Prepare for SMASHING.

October 7, 2016

The University of Illinois's iMBA program offers encouraging news about the viability of graduate degrees built on MOOCs.

September 20, 2016

Technology experts should have the academic freedom to speak on behalf of what's best for education, not just a university's bottom line, Jonathan A. Poritz and Jonathan Rees argue.

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