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

April 18, 2018

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

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.

April 4, 2018

Sean Michael Morris asks: Are we giving our online students an education with all the nuance and complexity they deserve?

April 4, 2018

Josh Kim eagerly awaits June’s SOLA+R: Summit for Online Leadership and Administration + Roundtable.

March 28, 2018

When Steven Bell returned to the online classroom after a long hiatus, a training course persuaded him that student evaluations could actually be useful. He shares his tips for how professors can use the evaluations to make themselves better.

March 28, 2018

Small-group collaborations like the Empirical Educator Project can help bridge the gap between local innovations and national ones, and between college leaders and companies, Matthew Rascoff and Bridgette Martin Hard write.

March 28, 2018

Misguided thoughts from 2008 about how the learning management system would look in 2018.

March 21, 2018

Are we seeing a trend toward small cross-institutional gatherings?

March 21, 2018

These new technologies have much to offer colleges and their students, but if we are not careful how we incorporate them, the risks may outweigh the gains, Vincent Del Casino Jr. writes.

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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

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.

October 10, 2018

Jesse Stommel and Sean Michael Morris examine their evolving thoughts on classroom technology and online education. A lot has changed in a short time, they found.

October 10, 2018

Remote proctoring and other tech-enabled solutions dominate discussion, but quite a few online students still take exams face-to-face -- posing logistical challenges for them and their institutions alike.

October 10, 2018

Woz U, named for Apple co-founder, is subject of critical news report citing dissatisfied students, prompting a state investigation. Its leaders defend quality but acknowledge flaws and a slow start.

October 10, 2018

With its acquisition of Learning House, Wiley Education Services will become a much bigger player in the online program management space. Observers say the merger could be the first of many.

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.

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