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.
Feb 20, 2019
Students in Brandeis's graduate programs complained they didn't feel prepared when they arrived on campus. The institution turned to an online platform for a solution.

Opinion

October 31, 2018

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

October 24, 2018

Educational technology companies have some trust issues and should be required to prove that they're pursuing more than their own financial bottom line, John Katzman and Stephen Bailey argue.

October 24, 2018

Are alumni benefits the killer app of nondegree programs from elite schools?

October 17, 2018

A conversation with the gurus of ed tech.

October 17, 2018

Robert Ubell spent years encouraging professors to overcome their fears, try something new and teach on the web. Now he's trying to practice what he preached.

October 10, 2018

How digital learning concentrates higher ed privilege.

October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

October 3, 2018

Those are the three ways colleges and universities can respond in the face of the disruption that some predict could capsize many of them, write Eli Bildner and Allison Dulin Salisbury. They offer advice for staying relevant.

October 3, 2018

Lessons for higher education from the demise of GM’s 1990s electric car.

September 26, 2018

Three fundamental truths at the exact same time.

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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
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.

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

A centuries-old challenge for teachers has been how to adapt learning materials and presentations to meet the varied backgrounds and abilities of students. Emerging technologies, Ray Schroeder writes, can help meet students where they are and customize learning for them.

Online: Trending Now
January 23, 2019 - 3:00am

Every year our degrees “expire” in relevancy and timeliness if we don’t refresh each class with an eye to the future, Ray Schroeder argues.

Archive

January 16, 2019

Among the topics: no federal fine for Western Governors; proposal would lift cap on outsourced programs; research on impact of email feedback from professors.

January 16, 2019

Fully online programs widen achievement gaps and often are unaffordable, says report seeking to discourage politicians from pulling back on federal policy protections.

January 16, 2019

Machine learning and artificial intelligence carry inherent risks to colleges and universities and their students -- but only if the people making the decisions fail to exert control over the tools’ influence, Fred Singer argues.

January 9, 2019

The Indiana university will expand online with support from the entity formerly known as for-profit Kaplan. Plans reflect debate over how two unlike institutions can (and should) combine strengths.

January 9, 2019

Does a small decline in the share of all academic programs that are delivered at a distance suggest that online has peaked?

January 9, 2019

The number of instructors aware of and using OER continues to grow -- but many remain out of the loop. Will the market continue to shift?

January 9, 2019

Among the topics covered: the DeVos agenda on higher education innovation and regulation; purchase of online university proceeds.

January 9, 2019

Can providers of massive open online courses achieve their goal of educating the most possible people when their offerings are overwhelmingly in English? No, Roberto Rey Agudo argues.

January 8, 2019

The school’s online learning platform will change its name to Harvard Business School Online, having proven itself worthy of the prestigious brand.

December 18, 2018

Online education provider unveiled plan to monetize its MOOCs, but observers say real opportunity for edX to grow lies in online program management business.

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