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 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.

Opinion

September 20, 2017

Michael London provides examples of creative tactics distance learners use to try to break the rules when taking exams.

September 13, 2017

Josh Kim writes about why colleges that prioritize teaching and discovery are best for non-faculty educators.

September 13, 2017

Jeff Aird says until higher ed uses analytics in a self-aware and brutally honest way, it can’t fix the growing problems with student success and retention.

September 6, 2017

Salena Rabidoux and Amy Rottmann offer these tips for how to respond to students to improve success and build comradery among online learners.

September 6, 2017

Josh Kim says the Times and others don’t get that a MOOC with 1.8 million students is demonstrating a postsecondary teaching and learning renaissance. Here’s why.

August 30, 2017

Josh Kim writes that institutions would benefit from giving instructional designers and other non-professor educators time for concentrated scholarship and professional development.

August 30, 2017

After years of scams, Bob Ubell says it’s time to shut down all for-profit institutions. 

August 23, 2017

Josh Kim writes that instructional designers, who are helping make important changes in teaching and learning, should be faculty members.

August 23, 2017

Christopher Haynes says the story of online learning has often been about disruption, suspicion and distance, but the reality is passion, experimentation and exploration.

August 16, 2017

Denise Wydra says New York state’s pursuit of free and inexpensive course materials is changing the traditional textbook landscape in fundamental ways.

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