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.
Oct 19, 2018
The university and its large online division plan to create a "seamless pathway" between K-12, college and students’ first jobs.

Opinion

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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March 28, 2018

Jeremy Bailenson, a Stanford professor who's dedicated his career to developing and studying virtual reality, thinks the tool is slowly but surely asserting itself in the higher ed classroom.

March 28, 2018

Survey of chief online officers shows enormous variation in how colleges define and structure digital education, in terms of pricing, program structure and use of instructional design.

March 28, 2018

Congress has set aside $5 million for an open educational resources pilot program -- the most significant federal push for alternative textbooks. Advocates are encouraged.

March 28, 2018

Setting standards for flipping the classroom; Strayer expands its campus footprints, hoping to help its online students, too; online strategies for small private colleges.

March 28, 2018

Small-group collaborations like the Empirical Educator Project can help bridge the gap between local innovations and national ones, and between college leaders and companies, Matthew Rascoff and Bridgette Martin Hard write.

March 21, 2018

As online courses grow more prevalent, instructors shift attention to ensuring students have positive experiences and learning outcomes.

March 21, 2018

Several online colleges have student governments to give remote learners representation, as well as a sense of community.

March 21, 2018

Udacity quietly ends its job guarantee, and dueling essays on the wisdom of California's new online community college.

March 21, 2018

These new technologies have much to offer colleges and their students, but if we are not careful how we incorporate them, the risks may outweigh the gains, Vincent Del Casino Jr. writes.

March 20, 2018

Analysis of Georgia Tech’s MOOC-inspired online master's in computer science suggests that institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale. But will other colleges follow?

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