Online and Blended Learning

Online and Blended Learning
Jun 12, 2018
Walmart and other large employers are turning to for-profit Guild Education to manage tuition-reimbursement programs. Walmart's offer promises a debt-free college education to its employees, but academic program choices are limited. 
Sep 21, 2018
Business students at the University of Central Florida agitate for alternatives to a model that heavily shifts their learning time to outside the classroom and reduces exposure to instructors. Administrators say their approach is educationally sound.

Opinion

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.

September 19, 2018

Three strategies.

September 12, 2018

Jonathan A. Poritz warns that colleges and universities should not rush too quickly to embrace the new technology for distributed public ledgers on the internet.

September 12, 2018

Three (tentative) hypotheses.

September 5, 2018

Amid the hype, the technology really does have major implications for higher education research, accountability and credentials, Daniel Pianko writes.

September 5, 2018

Three indictments of the role of technology in higher ed instruction.

August 29, 2018

A critical perspective on the traditional online program management model.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

August 22, 2018

Hybrid education may be the breath of the future -- and the death of teaching as we know it, Curtis Newbold writes.

August 15, 2018

People with higher ed backgrounds, flexible unbundling, capacity building, transparency and diversity.

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June 12, 2018

Walmart and other large employers are turning to for-profit Guild Education to manage tuition-reimbursement programs. Walmart's offer promises a debt-free college education to its employees, but academic program choices are limited. 

June 6, 2018

Tech giant is working with universities to bring the functionality of a student ID card to the iPhone and Apple Watch.

April 23, 2018

The University of Phoenix’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost.

April 17, 2018

Students expect wireless internet access everywhere on campus, and colleges and universities pay millions to provide it.

August 24, 2017

The new "Forever" GI Bill includes a $75 million program to let military veterans use federal benefits for technology courses through noncollege providers -- another potential challenge to traditional higher ed.

June 12, 2017

New study finds students at most risk may be those least well served by learning outside the classroom.

June 12, 2017

New Facebook features intended for developers could, if expanded, turn the social networking site into an online learning platform.

May 30, 2017

The university lays off dozens of remote, part-time staffers (with plans to hire full-timers) as part of a reorganization process ahead of projected enrollment growth for its competency-based division.

May 22, 2017

Report on online education landscape suggests potentially leaner times ahead for colleges hoping to profit in the market. Community colleges are already seeing it.

May 8, 2017

To mixed reactions from analysts, 2U acquires its way into the certificate and international markets.

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September 21, 2018

Business students at the University of Central Florida agitate for alternatives to a model that heavily shifts their learning time to outside the classroom and reduces exposure to instructors. Administrators say their approach is educationally sound.

September 19, 2018

Faculty members at one small college think a formal policy restricting personal technology use in the classroom will cut down on distractions and improve learning.

September 12, 2018

Arizona State is the latest institution to team up with a museum to bolster its online portfolio. Representatives on both sides of such partnerships discuss the benefits and pitfalls.

September 12, 2018

In-person games can be translated to the online format, one medical university found -- but that process takes time and ingenuity.

September 5, 2018

Connecticut's distance learning consortium has shuttered, but similar systems in other states are soldiering on, serving a diverse range of needs and priorities.

September 5, 2018

A new book lays out a plan for creating a high-quality online doctorate, drawn from the experiences of a degree program in educational technology.

August 29, 2018

Faculty members often worry that making digital courses accessible to all students will be too time-consuming or expensive -- but some of their colleagues want to convince them otherwise.

August 22, 2018

Online enrollment at a small private institution in Kentucky rose far more quickly than administrators expected, thanks to strategic decisions and a little luck.

August 15, 2018

Administrators and professors alike wonder how their institutions' progress in making course content available to all students compares with others, as advocates continue their push.

August 8, 2018

What does a manager of online program quality do, and how does she define quality? We asked one.

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