Teaching With Technology

Teaching With Technology
Mar 26, 2020
Online Zoom classes were disrupted by individuals spewing racist, misogynistic or vulgar content. Experts say professors using Zoom should familiarize themselves with the program's settings.
Nov 04, 2019
As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Nov. 16, 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 D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson and VitalSource.

Booklets

"Teaching in a Digital Age" is Inside Higher Ed's new compilation of articles. This print-on-demand booklet is available for download here.

On Wednesday, May 22, at 2 p.m. ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Please click here to register.

The compendium was made possible in part by the advertising support of D2L.

Blogs

Hack (Higher) Education
April 16, 2013 - 8:35pm

A book review, of sorts, of Kio Stark's Don't Go Back to School, along with the larger "don't go to college" narratives.

Hack (Higher) Education
March 22, 2013 - 12:18pm

What impact has all the hype and interest in MOOCs had on open courseware initiatives, specifically those at MIT?

Hack (Higher) Education
December 28, 2012 - 10:07am

The last in my series reviewing the year's most important ed-tech trends...

Archive

July 22, 2020

Kevin Dougherty and Jesse DeDeyne documented how students used their cellphones during a sociology class last fall (spoiler: texting friends and checking Snapchat) and discuss how they'll change their teaching in response.

March 26, 2020

Online Zoom classes were disrupted by individuals spewing racist, misogynistic or vulgar content. Experts say professors using Zoom should familiarize themselves with the program's settings.

March 15, 2019

Popular alternative-academic career platform was bought last year by the foundation behind the recently uncovered undergraduate admissions scheme.

December 4, 2018

Wading into the rip currents of online learning evangelism and countersurging cries of alarm about the corporatization of higher ed, Steve Mentz and Christopher Schaberg seek steady footing.

May 11, 2018

At an institution that prides itself on its use of technology, one professor goes in the opposite direction -- banning all electronic devices in his classes.

March 27, 2018

Finding many educators are using outdated flipped learning techniques, a new group proposes global training standards to keep them up to date.

March 20, 2018

Online education is an engine of racial inequality, argue Christopher Newfield and Cameron Sublett, and no good higher ed policy can be created ignoring that fact.

February 5, 2018

A lecture-capture platform with a "confusion alert" button is changing the way some instructors teach.

November 15, 2017

As lawsuits mount over access to learning technologies for people with disabilities, universities consider banding together to share accessibility reviews of vendor products.

November 9, 2017

It requires offering a broad-based education in which digital skills are developed throughout the entire curriculum and a wide array of co-curricular experiences, write Kimberly Cassidy and Gina Siesing.

Pages

Archive

November 4, 2019

As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

January 18, 2019

The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

September 19, 2018

The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

July 10, 2018

Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

June 11, 2018

An organization that supported technology efforts at liberal arts colleges has closed amid increased competition from groups offering similar services.

June 6, 2018

We need to do better in making course materials available to cash-strapped undergraduates and letting them interact with the texts and ideas, Sheila Liming argues.

April 12, 2017

The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

April 5, 2017

Elite U.S. and international programs are starting to offer online courses so they are more accessible and affordable -- and to attract new students to their campuses. 

April 5, 2017

Learners seek answers to basic questions, such as tuition costs and campus life, but most schools bury that information -- and many students haven't figured out how to find it.

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