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 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.

Opinion

July 19, 2017

Michelle Pacansky-Brock says digital learning is reshaping the higher ed landscape, and suggests five things instructors need to succeed. 

July 12, 2017

Edtech blogger Joshua Kim says Goucher College President Jose Bowen is wrong about lecture capture. Here's why.

July 12, 2017

Ben Hommerding provides insights into free and low-cost technologies for creating recordings and videos and enhancing online discussions.

June 28, 2017

Jared Stein of Instructure talks about the firm's Canvas LMS and the edtech company's business model.

June 28, 2017

Lorraine Haricombe says states need to follow New York's lead and advance OER initiatives. 

June 21, 2017

Kelvin Bentley provides the questions to ask for finding the right partner for your institution.

June 21, 2017

Jing Liu questions the effectiveness of distance education, but says coupled with the development of learning science, it can do better.

June 14, 2017

If everyone in the edtech industry agrees with what you are saying, Josh Kim argues, then you are not saying anything important.

June 14, 2017

Eric Weiskott says digital technology can present course materials in powerful ways -- but there are pedagogical drawbacks.

June 14, 2017

Salena Rabidoux and Amy Rottman provide experts tips for designing an online course to foster student success -- as well as an enhanced design experience. 

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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

August 8, 2018

An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

August 8, 2018

Among the topics: an effort in Houston to improve student success by sharing data; Strayer and Capella merge.

August 8, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Julia Winter, CEO and founder of Alchemie.

August 8, 2018

Many professors rightly question whether research on the impact of classroom technology applies in their context, Kara McWilliams writes. Here’s how to conduct studies they can really use.

August 1, 2018

Online instructors at Colorado Mesa University get paid per student for overtime hours. Now the institution is tweaking a model that's enticing to instructors but may not be best for students.

August 1, 2018

Among the topics: the Trump administration's plans on digital learning regulation; the status of an ambitious effort to map credentials; the link between cellphone use during class and lower exam grades.

August 1, 2018

Little will change in the short term for clients as two learning management system companies part ways, but broader market shifts could be afoot.

August 1, 2018

Prices shape student decisions on when and how to use textbooks.

August 1, 2018

The push for lifelong learning is fueling competition from alternative providers, but colleges and universities have a secret weapon: the deep bond they form with students, which should lead to a lifelong relationship, Chris Dellarocas writes.

July 30, 2018

After a few quiet months, the Department of Education has formalized plans to award one to three OER grants totaling $5 million by late September.

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