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 23, 2019
As numerous law schools try to take advantage of new flexibility from their accreditor, some state policies lag behind those ambitions.

Opinion

July 11, 2018

Pitfalls and opportunities.

June 27, 2018

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

June 27, 2018

Global and regional alliances of colleges offering online programs can help higher education institutions navigate the future, Mark Lester writes.

June 20, 2018

How our world shows up in the Internet Trends 2018 deck.

June 20, 2018

The runaway cost of instructional materials is a worry, but it's not even close to the biggest problem for students, writes Jason Katzman.

June 13, 2018

Responding to the challenges they've faced, law schools are moving cautiously -- and boldly -- into digital education, writes Christopher P. Chapman.

June 6, 2018

We need to do better in making course materials available to cash-strapped undergraduates and letting them interact with the texts and ideas, Sheila Liming argues.

May 30, 2018

Four arguments for no.

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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
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.

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.

Archive

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.

October 17, 2018

A small environmental college in Maine created a suite of specialized online programs with help from faculty and staff enthusiasts.

October 17, 2018

As an early adopter of online learning, Franklin University built a strong technology and content infrastructure -- which it is now deploying with other colleges that want to start or expand their own digital course offerings.

October 17, 2018

Winners of a federal innovation challenge convened last week to ponder higher education's most pressing problems and the technology tools that might address them.

October 17, 2018

A new open online course at Wesleyan serves students contemplating career paths and alumni who want to rethink theirs. Can the online format help liberal arts institutions become more practical?

October 17, 2018

Among the topics: six more universities offer degrees through edX; billion-dollar OER savings; imposing rigor on federal aid experiments; MIT bets big on AI.

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.

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