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

May 23, 2018

The exit of an education startup and the future of college.

May 16, 2018

Calls to create a discipline around the term risk reinforcing existing problems with how it is used -- and misused -- in higher education, Rolin Moe writes.

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?

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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 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

Community colleges working with Apple on coding courses report promising returns from the first year of the partnership.

October 3, 2018

Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

October 3, 2018

What's expected of instructors and students at Central Florida, how the university is responding, and everything else you need to know.

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 2, 2018

Updated: Education Department awards $4.9 million to a 12-institution consortium led by UC Davis for open STEM textbooks. Advocates push for spreading the wealth for next year's round of funding.

September 28, 2018

This month the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jodi Goldstein, executive director at Harvard Innovation Labs, which helps Harvard students, alumni and faculty members explore innovation and entrepreneurship.

September 26, 2018

What is a learning engineer, and how is it different from other roles?

September 26, 2018

Tech giant gets hands-on with its new online IT certificate, as a growing number of community colleges and Northeastern University create credit pathways with the curriculum.

September 26, 2018

A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren't yet ready for prime time.

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