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. 
Jul 13, 2018
University system's program will let residential students enroll at no charge in online courses from any of the system's 23 campuses -- not just the one where they're enrolled.

Opinion

July 11, 2018

Pitfalls and opportunities.

July 11, 2018

Anthony Collamati’s classroom experiments with digital tools both reinforced the limits of new technologies and helped him see how they might strengthen small colleges and expand their reach.

June 27, 2018

A Q&A with the CEO of an online program management company.

June 27, 2018

Global and regional alliances of colleges offering online programs can help higher education institutions navigate the future, Mark Lester writes.

June 20, 2018

How our world shows up in the Internet Trends 2018 deck.

June 20, 2018

The runaway cost of instructional materials is a worry, but it's not even close to the biggest problem for students, writes Jason Katzman.

June 13, 2018

Responding to the challenges they've faced, law schools are moving cautiously -- and boldly -- into digital education, writes Christopher P. Chapman.

June 6, 2018

We need to do better in making course materials available to cash-strapped undergraduates and letting them interact with the texts and ideas, Sheila Liming argues.

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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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July 13, 2018

University system's program will let residential students enroll at no charge in online courses from any of the system's 23 campuses -- not just the one where they're enrolled.

July 11, 2018

A new book connects instructional design with teaching and learning to offer a road map for online instruction.

July 11, 2018

Journalism students use virtual reality equipment to tell immersive stories in an emerging medium.

July 11, 2018

Most institutions charge students the same or more for online programs than for face-to-face. Berklee has found success with a pricing model that favors online students.

June 27, 2018

Four liberal arts colleges teamed up to work together on MOOCs. Their paths diverged, but the experience was far from a waste of time and energy.

June 27, 2018

Here's what you should be reading this summer to keep abreast of what's happening in digital and online education.

June 27, 2018

A liberal arts college in Pennsylvania thinks it has found a niche in the online space without sacrificing traditional values.

June 20, 2018

MOOC provider consulted some but not all partner institutions before introducing fees for online courses. Most institutions support the move, but some wonder if it will be effective.

June 20, 2018

Highlights from conference on online leadership illustrate diverse priorities and challenges for institutions trying to expand their online initiatives.

June 13, 2018

Developers at Penn State believe their new tool will make creating online courses easier than ever, even for the non-tech savvy.

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