Digital Learning

Online learning leaders want to prioritize flexibility post-pandemic

A report exploring the impact of the pandemic on the future of online learning suggests many campus leaders want to offer increased flexibility in teaching modality to students. How they will achieve this goal remains to be seen.


One option for delivering instruction if campuses open this fall: HyFlex

The HyFlex course model is getting buzz as one way colleges could educate students if their campuses are open but physical distancing remains. A panel of experts discusses the pros and cons.

A friendly critic wonders: Are learning communities that are communities in name only bad for students and colleges?

A leading educator asserts that some colleges use the “high-impact” educational practices in name only -- and a group of learning community advocates largely agrees. What's their plan?

'Inside Digital Learning' is becoming 'Transforming Teaching and Learning'

"Inside Digital Learning" is morphing into something new, exploring the ways colleges and professors are changing how and what they teach and students learn -- with or without technology.

Leader of California's new online community college resigns after less than a year

After less than a year on the job, Heather Hiles is stepping down as CEO of Calbright College, California's new online-only community college.


Free law textbooks raise questions about OER

Legal scholars are increasingly adopting and creating free textbooks in an attempt to increase affordability for students. But are these textbooks considered open educational resources?


Probing the slowdown in master's degree growth

Analysis suggests projections of rapid growth in the master’s degree market were vastly overstated.

The colleges and universities with the most online students in 2018

Federal data show the colleges and universities with the most students enrolled online in 2018 -- and which institutions grew and shrank from the year before.

College bookstores group opposes Cengage-McGraw merger

Planned pricing changes by academic publisher Cengage have not gone down well with the National Association of College Stores.

Professors, colleges and companies struggle to make digital courseware accessible

High-tech instructional materials are gaining popularity with instructors, but they can be problematic for students with disabilities. Colleges and publishers say there’s no easy fix.


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