Online Learning

Online Learning
Nov 17, 2015
Has edX become a platform for a Chinese propaganda course?


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.


"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.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.


February 27, 2013

New websites let users rate free online classes. So far, the reviews seem to lack the vitriol directed at regular courses, suggesting users seem thankful for a free lunch.

February 11, 2013

College leaders must have a strong backbone to build a viable online program and be willing to handle the results if they pull it off, writes Kenneth E. Hartman, former president of Drexel's eLearning program.

February 7, 2013

American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.

February 4, 2013

Amid student confusion and frustration, Coursera calls off a course one week in. The subject? "Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application."

February 4, 2013

1 in 4 of the colleges that use the company's LMS lost service last week, some for as long as 72 hours. Will its reputation suffer?

January 29, 2013

Though many of its peers were among the first universities to create open courses, Yale is taking time to evaluate and strategize.

January 25, 2013

One group seemed largely missing from the digital learners' bill of rights that a group of educators and others released this week, writes Anya Kamenetz: online learners themselves.

January 24, 2013

Andrew Ng on what MOOCs and the "Wild West" of higher education are teaching professors.

January 24, 2013

12 scholars and experts on technology and education propose a "bill of rights" for those who study online -- a first draft, they quickly emphasize.

January 23, 2013

Georgia State will evaluate courses much like it reviews other work done by students before they enroll. Academic Partnerships, which helps universities put degree programs online, will work with institutions to make first course in each degree a MOOC.


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