Online and Blended Learning

Online and Blended Learning
Jan 14, 2019
Trump administration rejects findings from a 2017 inspector general audit that found the online giant WGU out of compliance and recommended that it pay back $713 million in federal aid.
Jan 23, 2019
As numerous law schools try to take advantage of new flexibility from their accreditor, some state policies lag behind those ambitions.

Opinion

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.

August 8, 2018

Nondegree programs, university business models and the imperative to create a different sort of master’s degree.

August 8, 2018

Many professors rightly question whether research on the impact of classroom technology applies in their context, Kara McWilliams writes. Here’s how to conduct studies they can really use.

August 1, 2018

The push for lifelong learning is fueling competition from alternative providers, but colleges and universities have a secret weapon: the deep bond they form with students, which should lead to a lifelong relationship, Chris Dellarocas writes.

August 1, 2018

Why Orbis Education's approach stands out in a crowded field.

July 25, 2018

Fewer conference presentations, less social media, more writing.

July 25, 2018

Higher education needs to change -- but the innovations must align with institutions’ missions and need not always be revolutionary, write Kate Ebner and Noah Pickus.

July 18, 2018

"I will refrain from promoting my company’s products or services."

July 11, 2018

Pitfalls and opportunities.

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Booklets

"Agile Teaching" is Inside Higher Ed's new curated collection of articles.

The booklet, the latest in a series of free, print-on-demand collections, examines new innovations in teaching and learning.

On Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 PM ET, Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. Register now to attend the webcast.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

August 1, 2018

Online instructors at Colorado Mesa University get paid per student for overtime hours. Now the institution is tweaking a model that's enticing to instructors but may not be best for students.

July 25, 2018

A two-year college in California took a leap forward with professional development efforts geared toward online.

July 25, 2018

Instructors at Drexel University can sift through more than 250,000 pieces of virtual reality content in a repository the institution bills as the first of its kind.

July 18, 2018

The cost of maintaining an online course for several years can eventually outstrip the launch cost -- but the investment might just pay off.

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.

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