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 16, 2019
Three online or hybrid CBE programs reflect the diversity of approaches to offering instruction on a flexible timetable, and with a focus on acquiring skills.

Opinion

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.

May 30, 2018

Four arguments for no.

May 30, 2018

We must do better at moving low-income students into and through college, in part by adopting new learning models and taking student success strategies to scale, Brian Fleming and Allison Dulin Salisbury write.

May 23, 2018

The exit of an education startup and the future of college.

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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.

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Archive

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.

June 13, 2018

Here's what you need to know before you arrive in D.C. next week for a conference geared toward online learning administrators.

June 6, 2018

Students learn the basics of a new skill online, practice it in the classroom, then demonstrate their aptitude by recording on their smartphones.

June 6, 2018

The term "digital learning" seems to be taking hold as a catchall for innovative techniques influenced by digital tools. Will the term last or grow outdated?

May 30, 2018

Columbia College Online wants students to pay less per credit hour, and to know up front how much they're paying. The move marks another salvo in the debate over the value of online education.

May 30, 2018

The California system firmly believes adult learners in the state will benefit from more nondegree options -- but some existing colleges think they're better positioned to serve those students.

May 23, 2018

After four decades as a freestanding entity with budget autonomy, a center for distance education programs and research will be absorbed by its university's social sciences and humanities department. Some faculty members are unhappy.

May 16, 2018

Residents of First Nations communities can earn a master's degree in school psychology thanks to a blended program that accounts for their needs.

May 16, 2018

Tips, links, resources and words of wisdom for early-career instructional designers.

May 16, 2018

Police officers in the making at George Washington University can tap into a virtual crime scene as the foundation for learning across multiple courses.

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