Digital Learning

Digital Learning
Dec 19, 2018
Grand Canyon University's for-profit spin-off takes a bold step into the online program management space with acquisition of Orbis Education.
Mar 26, 2019
Survey of campus strategy leaders categorizes colleges by online intensity and examines issues such as student interaction with instructors, governance and student outcomes.

Opinion

March 20, 2019

As learners and employers seek education and training that is cheaper, faster and better, forward-looking colleges and universities are embracing new roles as curators, certifiers and integrators, Kathleen deLaski and Rufus Glasper write.

March 20, 2019

How can we be sure we are identifying the most important risks in our changing field and are prepared to mitigate their potential impact?

March 13, 2019

Universities can and must remain at the center of how people learn throughout their lives, Andrew Hermalyn writes.

March 13, 2019

Locating the experts.

March 6, 2019

From conversation to scholarship.

March 6, 2019

Online courses are changing -- sometimes less open, sometimes less massive -- but they're still relevant.

February 27, 2019

Colleges and universities are adopting various structures to drive internal innovation and experimentation -- some focused on transformation and others on iteration, Allison Dulin Salisbury and Terah Crews write.

February 27, 2019

Continuing the conversation we started last week, we offer a response to Anthony Piña.

February 27, 2019

Replying to a recent blog post, Jonathan Poritz argues that lowering students' costs by using open educational resources isn't just a nicety in an era when many students are hungry and textbook "quality" is exaggerated.

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Surveys

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.

Blogs

Online: Trending Now
March 20, 2019 - 3:00am

How can we be sure we are identifying the most important risks in our changing field and are prepared to mitigate their potential impact?

Online: Trending Now
March 6, 2019 - 3:00am

Online courses are changing -- sometimes less open, sometimes less massive -- but they're still relevant.

Online: Trending Now
February 20, 2019 - 3:00am

With its online master's in computer science and its recent commitment to a lifetime of education for its students, Georgia Tech challenges MIT as most innovative university.

Archive

December 19, 2018

Grand Canyon University's for-profit spin-off takes a bold step into the online program management space with acquisition of Orbis Education.

August 27, 2018

Technology is enabling the rise of precision academics in higher education, writes Myk Garn, who describes the game-changing potential of mapping and coding the academic genome.

August 16, 2018

In the last decade, average student spending on required course materials has decreased by more than 30 percent, according to the National Association of College Stores.

June 14, 2018

In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.

March 8, 2018

Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

March 2, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.

February 27, 2018

Legislators rewrite bill that originally required use of freely accessible educational materials, amid criticism that legislation would have infringed academic freedom and harmed, not helped, the open-access movement.

March 16, 2017

Despite all the talk about the need for innovation, colleges and universities today are changing too quickly, not too slowly, argues Johann N. Neem.

Archive

March 26, 2019

Survey of campus strategy leaders categorizes colleges by online intensity and examines issues such as student interaction with instructors, governance and student outcomes.

March 20, 2019

Arkansas's public university system established a separate online institution in 2016. It's grown steadily, but more slowly than leaders had hoped.

March 20, 2019

Public universities across the country are adjusting to the shifting reality of the online landscape. Despite similar goals, approaches vary widely.

March 20, 2019

Numerous public university systems and state flagships are planning ambitious online endeavors. How many succeed in a competitive marketplace will depend on pricing, execution and leadership.

March 20, 2019

As learners and employers seek education and training that is cheaper, faster and better, forward-looking colleges and universities are embracing new roles as curators, certifiers and integrators, Kathleen deLaski and Rufus Glasper write.

March 18, 2019

Loyola Law School, in Los Angeles, starts a series of online certificates aimed at business professionals. In a crowded executive education market, will it find a niche?

March 13, 2019

College and universities ramp up initiatives to help students think critically and learn more about digital tools -- but faculty members and administrators don't always agree on the approach.

March 13, 2019

The online university will become University of Maryland Global Campus and spend $500 million to grow nationally, while some in the Maryland system mull whether the university could help run online programs for other campuses.

March 13, 2019

Survey finds campus leaders support use of open educational resources to reduce student textbook costs, but concerns linger about quality. They also feel more comfortable with their knowledge of digital learning.

March 13, 2019

The federal rule-making process can be confusing. Here are the answers to your pressing questions about how it might affect distance education and innovative programs.

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