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.
Jan 18, 2019
The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.

Opinion

August 8, 2018

Nondegree programs, university business models and the imperative to create a different sort of master’s degree.

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

Why Orbis Education's approach stands out in a crowded field.

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 25, 2018

Higher education needs to change -- but the innovations must align with institutions’ missions and need not always be revolutionary, write Kate Ebner and Noah Pickus.

July 25, 2018

Fewer conference presentations, less social media, more writing.

July 18, 2018

"I will refrain from promoting my company’s products or services."

July 11, 2018

Pitfalls and opportunities.

July 11, 2018

Anthony Collamati’s classroom experiments with digital tools both reinforced the limits of new technologies and helped him see how they might strengthen small colleges and expand their reach.

June 27, 2018

A Q&A with the CEO of an online program management company.

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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
December 12, 2018 - 3:00am

The growing use of voice search and virtual digital assistants will have an increasing impact on how we deliver, search for and market higher education.

Online: Trending Now
November 28, 2018 - 3:00am

Much is written about strengthening the link between education and employment. Jobs are changing and likely to continue to evolve over the coming decades. Education must evolve, too.

Online: Trending Now
November 14, 2018 - 3:00am

Google has dominated search for 20 years. But results today are far too often tainted with information that is incomplete, misleading or false. MIT aims to address that problem with the knowledge graph Underlay.

Archive

October 31, 2018

Two foreign-language instructors teamed up to work with a publisher on a digital textbook, but the idea didn't fully blossom until much later.

October 31, 2018

Online learning offers instructors an opportunity to rethink their approach to assessment. A new book hopes to spur that conversation.

October 31, 2018

Invisibility of instructional designers is among most surprising -- and to designers themselves, upsetting -- findings of new Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology.

October 31, 2018

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

October 24, 2018

The company is offering its computer science curriculum -- and kicking in some funds -- to 10 institutions this academic year, with more to follow.

October 24, 2018

A few state- or systemwide organizations supporting digital learning have closed in recent years, but those left standing have solidified their value, according to a new WCET report.

October 24, 2018

A new tool kit from the AAUP offers faculty groups concrete steps for ensuring that partnerships with for-profit companies don't threaten academic freedom and program integrity.

October 24, 2018

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Audrey Watters, who writes and speaks widely about educational technology.

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 19, 2018

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

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