Online and Blended Learning

Online and Blended Learning
Jan 14, 2019
Trump administration rejects findings from a 2017 inspector general audit that found the online giant WGU out of compliance and recommended that it pay back $713 million in federal aid.
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

September 26, 2018

Three fundamental truths at the exact same time.

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 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.

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 12, 2018

Three (tentative) hypotheses.

September 5, 2018

Three indictments of the role of technology in higher ed instruction.

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

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

August 29, 2018

A critical perspective on the traditional online program management model.

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Archive

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.

September 19, 2018

Faculty members at one small college think a formal policy restricting personal technology use in the classroom will cut down on distractions and improve learning.

September 12, 2018

Arizona State is the latest institution to team up with a museum to bolster its online portfolio. Representatives on both sides of such partnerships discuss the benefits and pitfalls.

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 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.

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 22, 2018

Online enrollment at a small private institution in Kentucky rose far more quickly than administrators expected, thanks to strategic decisions and a little luck.

August 15, 2018

Administrators and professors alike wonder how their institutions' progress in making course content available to all students compares with others, as advocates continue their push.

August 8, 2018

What does a manager of online program quality do, and how does she define quality? We asked one.

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