Online Learning

Online Learning
May 03, 2016
Higher education groups say Education Department's proposed rules on teacher preparation program discriminate against distance education providers.

Surveys

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

Booklets

"The Evolution of Distance Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

The print-on-demand booklet features articles about a range of institutions and approaches.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed featured a webinar on October 13 in which its editors and reporters discussed the themes of the booklet. Click here to listen to the webinar.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Blackboard. 

Archive

April 22, 2013

Two new competency-based education programs up the ante for a potential disruption to higher education. How do they work?

April 19, 2013

Declining a rare courtship from a top MOOC provider, Amherst sends the joint venture of Harvard and MIT packing. Professors say they didn't like where the project is taking higher education.

April 12, 2013

Advocates for new teaching technologies say liberal arts institutions should flock to, not fear, online education.

April 11, 2013

Florida lawmakers want to boost MOOCs and upend the traditional quality control system by letting state officials demand that public colleges grant credit for courses offered by unaccredited institutions.

April 8, 2013

Coursera, which made a name for itself offering free courses from elite universities, begins to make money.

April 5, 2013

In an era of free online classes, one university wants students to pay to fly across the world to be taught together online, by professors who may not be on campus. Will this model work? 

April 3, 2013

Stanford University, birthplace of two MOOC companies, decides to work with a nonprofit started by MIT and Harvard.

March 28, 2013

Academic senates of California's three higher ed systems all now oppose plan to deal with overcrowding by outsourcing instruction and forcing colleges to award credit for programs that may be unaccredited and for-profit.

March 27, 2013

Florida and New York try to expand their online course catalogs while consolidating authority.

March 22, 2013

Many state universities and small liberal arts colleges that want to partner with Coursera may not want to wait by the phone.

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