Online Learning

Online Learning
May 15, 2015
Champlain College continues to expand in the adult learner market, landing a high-profile partner with the federal government. Does it provide a model for small private colleges to succeed online?

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.

Archive

October 12, 2012

In speech to members of online learning group, Sebastian Thrun -- of celebrated massive Stanford online course -- acknowledges extent to which new efforts build on their work.

October 12, 2012

Does the aggressive move into online education create another way universities might become too dependent on corporations? Mark Edmundson asks.

October 10, 2012

Nonprofit colleges are moving into for-profits' turf online, study finds, sparking new competition based on price and brand.

September 21, 2012

A handful of services are offering to take a student's online course from start to finish for a hefty fee, raising concerns among online education providers.

September 19, 2012

Already the largest provider of massive open online courses, Coursera doubles its list of university partners. Just how broad will the company's emerging MOOC empire become?

September 19, 2012

Growth in adult students' interest in online education is stagnating, report finds, and colleges will have to do more to stand out online.

September 12, 2012

Looking past massive pool of registrants, edX probes tiny subgroup of MOOC students who actually stuck around to the end of its pilot course.

September 7, 2012

A second major MOOC provider signs deal to hold exams at physical testing centers, potentially elevating the credibility of certificates.

September 6, 2012

The U. of Maine at Presque Isle pilots open online courses that are anti-massive, featuring high levels of instructor feedback and pathways to formal credit.

August 31, 2012

Euphoria about massive online courses aside, they aren't the answer to improving access to higher education for low-income students, writes Ryan Craig.

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