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. 
Nov 07, 2018
Technology-enabled learning might be the future of education, but empirical studies haven't caught up to the hype. Funding is tight and approaches are scattered.

Opinion

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.

December 13, 2017

Through creating and spreading open educational resources, students learn more and make an impact on the world, writes Christina Hendricks.

December 6, 2017

Responding to declining high school enrollments and state higher education austerity, some public universities are scaling up online.

November 29, 2017

Anthony Piña says there are six ways institutions stumble in terms of distance education and provides tips and advice for how to avoid them.

November 15, 2017

The answer, writes Josh Kim, is people.

November 15, 2017

Christopher Haynes argues that instructors teaching online courses should embrace unanticipated and unconstrained time -- something he’s learned a lot about from his toddler.

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Archive

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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