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.
Nov 14, 2018
A new project will use technology to build bridges between classrooms in the U.S. and Japan. A pedagogical model of international collaboration facilitated by technology is gaining steam worldwide.

Opinion

May 9, 2018

An exchange with the director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University.

May 9, 2018

A professor and an undergraduate describe the positive and negative ways that students use technology to keep their heads above water academically.

May 2, 2018

An attempt to answer a tweet by Joshua Eyler about the conversation about that crucial intersection.

May 2, 2018

As colleges respond to student needs with shorter-term credentials, we should be transparent about what they represent and how they differ from degrees, Scott Greenberg writes.

April 18, 2018

Where we fit, and how we must change, in the age of intelligent robots.

April 18, 2018

As the American Bar Association debates its rules governing online learning, Ken Randall asks a more fundamental question: Why should the accreditor limit how law faculties choose to teach?

April 11, 2018

Thoughts from a Pearson event about the responsibility of individual companies to advance their industry.

April 11, 2018

Leaders of a new group explain how they're working together to stimulate learning transformation within their colleges and universities -- and invite you to join them.

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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
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.

Online: Trending Now
October 31, 2018 - 3:00am

Affordable degrees at scale have arrived. The momentum behind this movement is undeniable, and its impact will be significant, Ray Schroeder writes.

Archive

September 12, 2018

In-person games can be translated to the online format, one medical university found -- but that process takes time and ingenuity.

September 12, 2018

Among the topics: mixed results with academic early-alert systems; Purdue Global kills faculty confidentiality clause; fight over eligibility for veterans' education benefits in California; classroom tech tools.

September 12, 2018

Jonathan A. Poritz warns that colleges and universities should not rush too quickly to embrace the new technology for distributed public ledgers on the internet.

September 5, 2018

Connecticut's distance learning consortium has shuttered, but similar systems in other states are soldiering on, serving a diverse range of needs and priorities.

September 5, 2018

A new book lays out a plan for creating a high-quality online doctorate, drawn from the experiences of a degree program in educational technology.

September 5, 2018

The etextbook distributor thinks it can create a major adaptive learning platform -- but will big publishers buy in by letting VitalSource turn their content into courseware?

September 5, 2018

Amid the hype, the technology really does have major implications for higher education research, accountability and credentials, Daniel Pianko writes.

August 29, 2018

Project to drive community colleges' use of open educational resources lowered student spending (even using a more conservative formula to judge those costs). But student awareness of the courses remains limited, and the path to sustainability is unclear.

August 29, 2018

Faculty members often worry that making digital courses accessible to all students will be too time-consuming or expensive -- but some of their colleagues want to convince them otherwise.

August 29, 2018

This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features a look at a university's conversion from one version of Blackboard's learning management system to another.

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