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 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.

Opinion

March 14, 2018

Campus challenges in communicating strengths and weaknesses of the OPM partnership model.

March 7, 2018

Face-to-face instruction is superior in so many ways, writes Christopher Schaberg.

February 26, 2018

Five assertions from Joshua Kim.

February 21, 2018

As we consider the use of technological tools in learning, let’s focus less on the what and more on the why and how, Jonathan Kaplan writes.

February 14, 2018

Jarrod Morgan describes the creative ways stressed test takers violate the rules and the importance of ensuring academic integrity.

February 7, 2018

Open educational resources offer enormous possibilities for college students and professors, but much work remains in finding, curating and maintaining the curricular materials, Fernando Bleichmar writes.

January 31, 2018

The explosion of corporate interest in OER threatens to take advantage of part-time instructors who don’t have time and money to ensure high quality, writes Alexander Phillips.

January 24, 2018

Can online learning help colleges meet the educational needs of the world's many refugees? Jeremy Adelman and Barbara Moser-Mercer explain their attempt to do so.

January 17, 2018

Faculty members and designers need clear roles, but ones that emphasize the deeply shared nature of their work, writes Tim Milosch.

January 10, 2018

Colleges and universities should avoid “shiny new object syndrome” when considering if they need to move to a new learning management system, writes Sasha Thackaberry.

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March 22, 2017

Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

March 8, 2017

Open SUNY, the online hub for the state's higher-education system, could flourish under the governor's proposed tuition-free plan.  

March 1, 2017

A university strives to persuade professors that digital courses can be rigorous and highly interactive as it builds an online program from scratch.

March 1, 2017

A cadre of experts offer their views -- many critical -- of a prominent Stanford researcher's new study questioning the ROI of online education.

February 22, 2017

The church's hybrid bridge program has opened the door to degree and certificate programs for tens of thousands of students -- and now the online program is going broader.

February 13, 2017

A mission-driven young company aims to help Africa's universities meet the exploding capacity for education and training.

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