Inside Digital Learning

Extending the Conversation on Online Course Length

Our coverage of flexible lengths for online courses prompted lots of online discussion. Here's another look at related topics, including challenges for instructors and the value of winter sessions.

A Budget-Conscious Pathway for International Students

The online education provider StraighterLine is partnering with three U.S. colleges to offer an alternative way for international students to study at American colleges.

Education Department Downshifts on Innovation Rule Changes

Under new proposals, the department would defer authority over innovation to accreditors less than it previously suggested.

Too Little Help for Professors Teaching Online

Survey of public college provosts finds many forms of training and support for those who teach online is lacking, even as institutions' expectations grow.

Alternative Credentials as Institutional ‘Imperative’

Report from international group focused on open education asserts that institutions that don't embrace digital certifications will be increasingly irrelevant.

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