Inside Digital Learning

MOOC Platforms' New Model Draws Big Bet From Investors

Australian company's investment of roughly $165 million in Coursera and FutureLearn suggests open course providers have found a viable business model. Not everyone is sold.

Looking Back on This Year's Classroom Experiments

Last fall, professors told us about their plans to experiment this year with technology-enabled teaching. Now they reflect on the successes and shortcomings.

The Next Stage for NC-SARA

A national group dedicated to coordinating state approval of online programs selects a new leader and plans to focus more on program quality.

Plug-and-Play Online Courses: Innovation or Dystopia?

Template structures for online courses are becoming more common across higher ed. While they can create efficiency, some instructors worry they're stamping out individual agency.

Abrupt Departure at Online Learning Consortium

Kathleen Ives, the organization's director since 2013, resigns suddenly and with no explanation. A deputy replaces her.

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