Inside Digital Learning

Online Education Start-Up, Backed by Research University Credit

Outlier, from founder of MasterClass, aims to create high-quality, low-priced ($400) gen-ed courses to help community college students transfer. Credits will bear University of Pittsburgh's name.

The Limited Role of Evidence in Ed-Tech Decisions

A research study finds many higher ed institutions are selecting expensive new ed-tech tools without strong evidence they improve student learning.

New Online Academic Programs

The offerings include degrees in early childhood education, educational technology in learning, environmental science, health-care management and intellectual property and technology law.

Digital Learning News in ‘Inside Higher Ed’ This Week

Among the topics: teaming up to smooth transfer; nudges don't work well nationally; short-term Pell and for-profits.

Digital Learning in 'Inside Higher Ed' This Week

Among the topics: data on nondegree credentials; labor market returns for certificates; policy wish list for community colleges.

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