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Oct 13, 2021
New federal data show a significantly higher proportion of college learners took at least one course online than previously thought.
Nov 20, 2020
The online program management company buys assets of HotChalk, another OPM, whose biggest client, Concordia Portland, closed early this year.

Surveys

Oct. 30, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Sonic Foundry, Course Hero and Portfolium.

Booklets

"Providing Flexible Learning Models in Higher Education" is a new free compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed. You may download the print-on-demand booklet here.

On Wednesday, September 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors will lead a free webcast to discuss the themes of this collection. Click here to register.

This booklet was made possible in part by the support of D2L.

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October 13, 2021

New federal data show a significantly higher proportion of college learners took at least one course online than previously thought.

September 16, 2021

Number of students studying exclusively or partially online ballooned in fall 2020, especially among undergraduates and at public universities.

September 14, 2021

With their industry under scrutiny, two companies publish data on student outcomes and prices of online programs at their partner colleges. But the information skirts key financial questions.

September 14, 2021

Combined entity will work with thousands of colleges across administrative and academic departments.

September 3, 2021

Colleges are taking different approaches in terms of how they’re using online learning in the second fall with COVID.

September 3, 2021

Massachusetts university system will align with adult-serving online institution in California, aiming to create a major national player in online learning.

August 25, 2021

New report finds most first-year students struggled to learn when the pandemic moved classes online -- in part because of limited access to technology and resources.

August 10, 2021

Online course company will increase percentage of revenue it shares with university partners as they add degree programs or increase their enrollments.

 

August 9, 2021

John Katzman's online program company has become an alternative to online degree enablers. Now it wants to similarly challenge major providers of free and low-cost non-degree courses and credentials.

August 6, 2021

Facebook claims the researchers’ data collection methods violate its terms of service. The recent action highlights the increasingly fraught relationship between colleges and universities and the big tech companies they research.

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November 20, 2020

The online program management company buys assets of HotChalk, another OPM, whose biggest client, Concordia Portland, closed early this year.

November 17, 2020

In his new book, James M. Lang argues that trying to end students' distraction is a losing proposition. Instead, instructors should focus on capturing students' attention -- that's a winnable strategy.

November 13, 2020

Survey finds undergrads feel modestly more engaged -- especially when they think their professors have made an effort -- and are somewhat likelier to continue their educations.

October 6, 2020

Survey finds significant increases in professors' confidence in virtual learning and their sense of support from their colleges -- but continuing concerns about equity for underrepresented students.

June 10, 2020

Technology advocates may see online teaching as the best path forward, but one important audience vociferously disagrees: students, Peter C. Herman writes.

December 18, 2019

Online program management companies are facing criticism, but many underresourced institutions need outside partners to succeed, David Klock writes.

December 2, 2019

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.

November 6, 2019

Kenzie Academy positions itself as a faster, more affordable way to prepare first-generation students in the U.S. heartland for technology jobs.

November 4, 2019

As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

October 30, 2019

The federal guidance that allows colleges to share tuition dollars with contractors that help them recruit students -- as long as they provide other services, too -- conflicts with the law and should be revoked, Robert Shireman argues.

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