Colleges offer new online degree programs

A list of new academic degrees colleges and universities are offering online.

Total Online Programs up 9%, Just 2% at Community Colleges

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, a new survey of online education administrators at 104 colleges and universities shows -- as other studies have suggested -- that public and private four-year institutions saw healthy enrollment growth in their fully online programs in spring 2016 compared to the year before, and that they are showing few signs of slowing their investments in the space.

Reports finds rising competition in online education market

Report on online education landscape suggests potentially leaner times ahead for colleges hoping to profit in the market. Community colleges are already seeing it.

Data show small improvements in accessibility of course materials


Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years.

OER could boost revenues

Inside Higher Ed blogger Matt Reed wrote this past week that he's been thinking that an aggressive move towards OER could actually help generate revenue for colleges. Here’s how.

Case Western Reserve, Others Win Ed Dept. Digital Learning Competition

Five finalists have been selected in the EdSim Challenge, a U.S. Department of Education competition for next-generation computer simulations for career and technical education. The finalists are Case Western Reserve University, Embodied Labs, Octotorpe, Osso VR and Smart Sparrow.

Sallie Mae offers online tutoring through Chegg

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, Sallie Mae, the student loan company, will offer free online tutoring to borrowers through a partnership with Chegg, an online textbook publisher that recently has moved into student support services, including test preparation and tutoring.

Author of 'Flipped Learning' discusses what it is and how professors can use it

In an interview, Robert Talbert discusses his book on the instructional approach and how college instructors can use it effectively.

Where the trends are going in the LMS market

New data from e-Literate show which LMSs are gaining ground (and which aren't).

U.S. colleges dodge first wave of ransomware attack WannaCry

Colleges in the U.S. -- at least for now -- are reporting few incidents related to WannaCry, the attack that knocked out services and systems worldwide. Brazosport was hit.


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