Digital Learning

Digital Learning
Jun 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.
Sep 19, 2018
Professors share what they're doing differently in the classroom this fall -- and how they'll measure the success of their experiments.

Opinion

February 22, 2017

Online learning's growth shows no signs of slowing. The Online Learning Consortium estimates that 85 percent of Americans enrolled in postsecondary institutions have at least one trait of a nontraditional learner.

February 13, 2017

Josh Kim identifies the missing voices in our discussion about the future of higher ed.

February 13, 2017

Professors are right to be dubious of online education, writes Penelope Adams Moon, and that's exactly when they need to get involved.

February 6, 2017

3 recommendations from Joshua Kim.

February 6, 2017

Robert Ubell considers how serious a problem it is and what colleges should do about it.

January 30, 2017

Librarians promote the use of digital tools. Steven J. Bell explains why they don't want professors to make assignments that require only printed materials.

January 30, 2017

Joshua Kim talks with Tim Bozik, president of global product at Pearson.

January 23, 2017

"Learning science" is becoming a buzzword, but it means experimenting with new approaches and learning from what doesn't work as well as what does, writes Michael Feldstein. And everyone who teaches for a living must do it.

January 23, 2017

In the debut of Joshua Kim's "Technology and Learning" blog at Inside Digital Learning, he outlines three challenges.

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Archive

March 14, 2018

Steven D. Krause responds to a recent essay by a professor vowing not to teach online.

March 7, 2018

Student evaluation apps are cropping up frequently -- but a new one adds an artificial intelligence component that could expand the possibilities of engagement between students and instructors.

March 7, 2018

Colleges begin academic programs in civil engineering, enterprise architecture, liberal studies, TESOL, and occupational health applied sciences, among other disciplines.

March 7, 2018

A university mandate to switch from quarters to the semester system prompted a new approach to instructional design.

March 7, 2018

Face-to-face instruction is superior in so many ways, writes Christopher Schaberg.

March 6, 2018

Coursera and other purveyors of massive open online courses supposedly signaled the end of traditional credentials and, as some told it, universities. Now the company is betting big on both.

March 5, 2018

Concerned about commercial publishers profiting from open educational resources, a group of advocates wants organizations and individuals that benefit from OER to think about giving back.

February 28, 2018

Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey developed software that has replaced written homework -- and textbooks -- in the institution's calculus courses. Developers see the tool as a model for technology-enhanced learning.

February 28, 2018

Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.

February 28, 2018

Centers for teaching and learning are shifting away from introducing faculty members to technology and instead focusing on helping instructors improve their courses in a variety of ways.

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