Davidson College launches online course about fake news

Davidson College launches a free, two-week online course about defining, identifying and avoiding deliberately false stories.

End the war between online and on-campus instruction

Open the way for research on the educational consequences of collaboration between virtual and face-to-face learning, Robert Ubell argues.

Competency-based education remains a niche market for software vendors


Despite the buzz, competency-based education remains a challenging market for software vendors.

Pierce College uses data dashboards to improve graduation rates

Pierce College employs practical data to help boost graduation rates


More coverage of digital learning

Inside Higher Ed's other coverage of digital learning during the past week includes:

Cornell faculty members unaware of library services

In a study of library instruction and usage, Cornell University Library found that 41 percent of instructors who responded (total: 46 percent of the faculty) lacked awareness of the services it provided on how to use the library. In one school, the proportion unaware was as high as 70 percent.

Data analytics programs taking off at colleges

Colleges are working to meet demand for big data analysis with burgeoning degree and non-degree programs.

Digital accessibility experts discuss how they approach the faculty role

How do campus officials responsible for the creation of digital instructional materials balance accessibility requirements with faculty independence and academic freedom? We asked a group of them.

Colleges and experts assess value of U.S. News online program rankings

Getting on U.S. News & World Report's annual list of online programs gives colleges bragging rights, and administrators say it also helps them improve the quality of programs. But critics say they provide little value for students. 

After UC Berkeley announcement, universities say they will continue to offer free educational content


Institutions say they will not follow in Berkeley’s footsteps and delete publicly available educational content.


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