Online and Blended Learning

Online and Blended Learning
Jun 12, 2018
Walmart and other large employers are turning to for-profit Guild Education to manage tuition-reimbursement programs. Walmart's offer promises a debt-free college education to its employees, but academic program choices are limited. 
Oct 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?

Opinion

October 17, 2018

A conversation with the gurus of ed tech.

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

How digital learning concentrates higher ed privilege.

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

Lessons for higher education from the demise of GM’s 1990s electric car.

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.

September 26, 2018

If it isn’t already, the learning management system will soon be obsolete, Jonathan Rees argues. Let’s replace it in ways that treat professors like the professionals they are.

September 26, 2018

Three fundamental truths at the exact same time.

September 19, 2018

The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

September 19, 2018

Three strategies.

Pages

Archive

June 12, 2018

Walmart and other large employers are turning to for-profit Guild Education to manage tuition-reimbursement programs. Walmart's offer promises a debt-free college education to its employees, but academic program choices are limited. 

June 6, 2018

Tech giant is working with universities to bring the functionality of a student ID card to the iPhone and Apple Watch.

April 23, 2018

The University of Phoenix’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost.

April 17, 2018

Students expect wireless internet access everywhere on campus, and colleges and universities pay millions to provide it.

August 24, 2017

The new "Forever" GI Bill includes a $75 million program to let military veterans use federal benefits for technology courses through noncollege providers -- another potential challenge to traditional higher ed.

June 12, 2017

New study finds students at most risk may be those least well served by learning outside the classroom.

June 12, 2017

New Facebook features intended for developers could, if expanded, turn the social networking site into an online learning platform.

May 30, 2017

The university lays off dozens of remote, part-time staffers (with plans to hire full-timers) as part of a reorganization process ahead of projected enrollment growth for its competency-based division.

May 22, 2017

Report on online education landscape suggests potentially leaner times ahead for colleges hoping to profit in the market. Community colleges are already seeing it.

May 8, 2017

To mixed reactions from analysts, 2U acquires its way into the certificate and international markets.

Pages

Archive

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

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 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 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.

September 26, 2018

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

September 21, 2018

Business students at the University of Central Florida agitate for alternatives to a model that heavily shifts their learning time to outside the classroom and reduces exposure to instructors. Administrators say their approach is educationally sound.

Pages

What Others Are Reading

  • Viewed
  • Past:
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Year
Back to Top