Inside Digital Learning

Employers as Educators

Amazon moves deeper into offering postsecondary credentials, following Google and other big employers, but largely bypasses traditional colleges with the expanded training options.

Is Amazon Training Its Workers or Creating a College Alternative?

The retailer is pouring $700 million into worker training -- mostly through its own programs. We asked some experts on postsecondary education and training to assess whether Amazon's initiative is threat or boon to higher education.

Pearson’s Next Chapter

The company will abandon its traditional textbook publishing model in favor of a digital-first strategy. Print books will still be available, but students will be encouraged to rent rather than buy.

Digital Learning in 'Inside Higher Ed' This Week

Among the topics: boosting degree completion with blockchain; legislation targeting for-profit providers; IT outsourcing.

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