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Apr 23, 2014
As the ed-tech investment community gathers at the Education Innovation Summit for a fifth year, some attendees are growing impatient about the lack of results.

Booklets

"Online Education: More Than MOOCs" is a collection of news articles and opinion essays -- in print-on-demand format -- about the many forms of online learning that continue to develop outside the white-hot glare of hype surrounding massive open online courses. The articles aim to put recent developments in online education into long-term context, and the essays present the timely thinking of commentators about experts about how distance education is affecting learning and colleges' business models.

The goal is to provide some of Inside Higher Ed's best recent material (both news articles and opinion essays) in one easy-to-read place. Download the booklet here.

This is the fourth in a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On January 8, 2014, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman led a lively discussion of online education issues in a free webinar. Click here to view a recording of the event.

 
The compilation of articles is made possible in part through advertising support from Loudcloud.

Blogs

Law, Policy -- and IT?
April 24, 2014 - 11:30am

What does the F.C.C.'s shift on net neutrality mean for higher education?

Library Babel Fish
April 23, 2014 - 9:25pm

How big business broke the Internet.

Technology and Learning
April 23, 2014 - 9:00pm

Why I must be causing the spinning wheel of death.

Archive

March 24, 2014
Accreditor responds to Alamo Colleges professors' concerns about a new core curriculum course inspired by The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
March 20, 2014
As more colleges send emails telling rejected applicants they have been admitted, some admissions officers share what they learned from their mistakes.
March 18, 2014
If a faculty member swaps institutions, who keeps the intellectual property rights to the massive open online course-- the professor, the university, or both?
March 12, 2014
Rhetoric about ed tech at SXSWedu and ACE meetings is more sober than soaring, as academics and experts talk about how to use emerging models.
March 10, 2014
At the second Online Learning Summit, educators survey a landscape vastly different from a year ago.
March 6, 2014
A survey of freshmen finds that while most high school students use online education websites on their own time, very few see fully online courses in their higher education future.
March 3, 2014
Despite the growth of online education, some colleges -- especially small liberal arts institutions -- have absolute bans on credit for such work. Some are starting to consider a shift.
February 26, 2014
The U.S. Education Department must do more to prevent financial aid fraud in distance education, a federal audit says.
February 21, 2014
MOOCs may be less of an investment for elite institutions, but Cornell, Princeton and Yale Universities still face familiar questions about investments, revenue and intellectual property rights.  
February 19, 2014
Forget massive open online courses and online degree offerings. For the smallest colleges out there, a successful online education strategy can sometimes be as simple as email.

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