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

May 9, 2005
Educause's annual survey of chief information officers finds finance remains the big worry.
May 5, 2005
Administrators agree to clarify a policy on intellectual property -- and faculty critics are pleased.
April 28, 2005

Over the last 18 months, Microsoft has shifted its support for academic research to involve more universities and more kinds of studies. The shifts come at a time that Bill Gates, the company's founder, has become increasingly concerned about declines in support for key research agencies and declining student interest in computer science.

April 11, 2005
Academic librarians and information experts debated that and other questions at a conference session on disruptive technologies.
April 7, 2005
Brown moves to assert more rights to faculty inventions, and some professors are unhappy.
April 7, 2005
Four years after unveiling a plan to share course materials with the world, MIT assesses its impact.
April 7, 2005

Last summer, in a move watched and copied in broad outline by several other institutions, Duke University gave iPods to all incoming freshmen, in the hope of stimulating technology use on the campus. Wednesday, based on the results of a preliminary review of the program, the university significantly altered its approach, while declaring the iPod experiment over all to be a success.

March 29, 2005
Theft of computer with Berkeley graduate students' names and ID numbers is latest in rash of campus incidents.

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