Digital Learning

Digital Learning
Dec 19, 2018
Grand Canyon University's for-profit spin-off takes a bold step into the online program management space with acquisition of Orbis Education.
May 15, 2019
As concerns about outsourcing ring out across online education, several institutions have carved out niches by developing in-house capacity that resembles OPM functions.

Opinion

May 15, 2019

Ray Schroeder offers tips on creating an online vision framework for your unit and university.

May 15, 2019

Establishing the cornerstone values of an emerging interdisciplinary academic field.

May 8, 2019

How the narrative of higher ed change ignores faculty exploitation.

May 1, 2019

The mistake we make when thinking about how higher education changes.

May 1, 2019

Quantum computing will burst onto the educational technology scene. Are you preparing now?

April 24, 2019

And why starting with different assumptions can be productive for collaborative scholarship.

April 17, 2019

Three requirements for academic research on the online program management industry.

April 17, 2019

U.S.-China conference highlights similarities among innovators in ed tech around the world. How should colleges react?

April 17, 2019

Kevin Carey's critique of the corporate role in inflating the price of online education singled out 2U. In this essay, CEO Chip Paucek answers back.

April 10, 2019

Kevin Carey’s wake-up call, and the three things that online program management companies should do next.

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Surveys

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.

Blogs

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May 15, 2019 - 3:00am

Ray Schroeder offers tips on creating an online vision framework for your unit and university.

Online: Trending Now
May 1, 2019 - 3:00am

Quantum computing will burst onto the educational technology scene. Are you preparing now?

Online: Trending Now
April 17, 2019 - 3:00am

U.S.-China conference highlights similarities among innovators in ed tech around the world. How should colleges react?

Archive

December 19, 2018

Grand Canyon University's for-profit spin-off takes a bold step into the online program management space with acquisition of Orbis Education.

August 27, 2018

Technology is enabling the rise of precision academics in higher education, writes Myk Garn, who describes the game-changing potential of mapping and coding the academic genome.

August 16, 2018

In the last decade, average student spending on required course materials has decreased by more than 30 percent, according to the National Association of College Stores.

June 14, 2018

In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.

March 8, 2018

Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

March 2, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.

February 27, 2018

Legislators rewrite bill that originally required use of freely accessible educational materials, amid criticism that legislation would have infringed academic freedom and harmed, not helped, the open-access movement.

March 16, 2017

Despite all the talk about the need for innovation, colleges and universities today are changing too quickly, not too slowly, argues Johann N. Neem.

Archive

May 15, 2019

As concerns about outsourcing ring out across online education, several institutions have carved out niches by developing in-house capacity that resembles OPM functions.

May 15, 2019

Readers, it's your turn: What issues are keeping you up at night? What strategies to adopt? How to encourage and support the faculty? Which products or services to use?

May 15, 2019

Kathleen Ives, the organization's director since 2013, resigns suddenly and with no explanation. A deputy replaces her.

May 8, 2019

Leaders of companies colleges hire to take academic programs online discuss their role, the scrutiny they're facing and why we should call them something other than OPMs.

May 8, 2019

Struggling to figure out how best to serve students? One professor tried a radical approach: he asked them.

May 8, 2019

Among the topics: Northeastern teams up with a for-profit on certificates; Goliath's Revenge and the incumbents' advantage; heralding Knewton's demise.

May 7, 2019

After failing to live up to the expectations it (self-)generated, the adaptive learning company Knewton goes out not with a bang but with a whimper.

May 2, 2019

Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education will combine to create one giant education publisher focused on digital content. Observers aren’t convinced that’s a good thing for students.

May 1, 2019

As online learning gains ground in many corners of higher education, admissions offices at most medical colleges still prefer students with on-ground course experiences.

May 1, 2019

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Lori Anderson, vice president of technical product management at McGraw-Hill, about its ALEKS software.

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