Online and Blended Learning

Online and Blended Learning
Apr 09, 2019
2U adds boot camps to its offerings of online graduate degrees and courses with $750 million acquisition of Trilogy.
Apr 17, 2019
Meeting instructors where they are can be challenging -- but figuring out how they learn best can be crucial, according to leaders of professional development initiatives.

Opinion

October 31, 2018

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

October 24, 2018

Educational technology companies have some trust issues and should be required to prove that they're pursuing more than their own financial bottom line, John Katzman and Stephen Bailey argue.

October 24, 2018

Are alumni benefits the killer app of nondegree programs from elite schools?

October 17, 2018

A conversation with the gurus of ed tech.

October 17, 2018

Robert Ubell spent years encouraging professors to overcome their fears, try something new and teach on the web. Now he's trying to practice what he preached.

October 10, 2018

How digital learning concentrates higher ed privilege.

October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

October 3, 2018

Lessons for higher education from the demise of GM’s 1990s electric car.

October 3, 2018

Those are the three ways colleges and universities can respond in the face of the disruption that some predict could capsize many of them, write Eli Bildner and Allison Dulin Salisbury. They offer advice for staying relevant.

September 26, 2018

Three fundamental truths at the exact same time.

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Archive

October 17, 2018

Winners of a federal innovation challenge convened last week to ponder higher education's most pressing problems and the technology tools that might address them.

October 17, 2018

A new open online course at Wesleyan serves students contemplating career paths and alumni who want to rethink theirs. Can the online format help liberal arts institutions become more practical?

October 10, 2018

Jesse Stommel and Sean Michael Morris examine their evolving thoughts on classroom technology and online education. A lot has changed in a short time, they found.

October 10, 2018

Remote proctoring and other tech-enabled solutions dominate discussion, but quite a few online students still take exams face-to-face -- posing logistical challenges for them and their institutions alike.

October 3, 2018

Community colleges working with Apple on coding courses report promising returns from the first year of the partnership.

October 3, 2018

Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

October 3, 2018

What's expected of instructors and students at Central Florida, how the university is responding, and everything else you need to know.

September 26, 2018

What is a learning engineer, and how is it different from other roles?

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.

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