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.
Apr 17, 2019
Bachelor's students at Holy Cross can enroll simultaneously in a data science master's program at Notre Dame. Administrators see such collaborations as integral to the future of traditional colleges.

Opinion

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 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 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

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.

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.

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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
April 17, 2019 - 3:00am

U.S.-China conference highlights similarities among innovators in ed tech around the world. How should colleges react?

Online: Trending Now
April 3, 2019 - 3:00am

The long-standing tension between "free and open" and for-profit business models is now playing out with textbooks and open educational resources.

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?

Archive

April 9, 2019

Negotiators reached consensus on issues such as "regular and substantive" interaction and state authorization. Experts on online learning say the new rules will provide needed clarifications, but advocates for students worry about potential abuses.

April 3, 2019

Idaho's largest state university has introduced a new reduced-price tuition model, geared toward rural adults, for two of its online programs: students subscribe for a year then pay automatically once a month.

April 3, 2019

When a legacy online program started to languish, Michigan State University leaders brought in a corporate provider to boost student enrollment. Will others do the same?

April 3, 2019

Creating a system for developing and revamping online courses can be challenging -- but is increasingly essential -- for institutions with growing programs.

April 3, 2019

Carnegie Mellon spent millions of dollars developing tools to help instructors improve their teaching. Now other institutions are invited to use them, too.

April 3, 2019

Among the topics: expanding database of digital credentials; why metrics matter; congressional questions on short-term Pell; NSF explores career trajectories.

April 3, 2019

The most profound use for artificial intelligence on campus may stem from its ability to listen to students at scale, write Drew Magliozzi and Joel Lee.

March 27, 2019

Kacey Thorne, director of program architecture at Western Governors University, explains her role and lays out plans for developing underlying competencies that inform online programs.

March 27, 2019

Instructors and students alike are growing tired of the discussion board formula. Innovative approaches point to the potential for more meaningful online learning experiences.

March 27, 2019

This month's episode of our technology podcast features an interview with the co-founder of a new communication platform designed to replace the LMS.

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