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 2, 2015

An updated study of massive open online courses from Harvard U. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds diverse learner populations and interests -- and the need for more research.

March 5, 2015

Do you think most fully online students are enrolled at for-profit institutions? Read on.

February 20, 2015

The Pulse podcast features an interview with Bryan Alexander.

January 30, 2015

The Pulse podcast offers highlights from a regional conference on distance learning.

January 5, 2015

Adding students to sections has no impact on outcomes, according to a large national study.

December 9, 2014

MIT removes courses of prominent professor it found to have engaged in online sexual harassment of a student.

December 2, 2014

Elite research universities, which have been leaders in exporting modular courses and resources to other colleges, are considering using them at their own campuses.

November 21, 2014

To combat the skepticism found in Inside Higher Ed's faculty survey on technology, colleges must give professors more control over how online courses are developed and delivered, Marie Norman argues.

November 17, 2014

Transform CSCU 2020, a plan to reform most of Connecticut's public institutions, faces faculty pushback over centralization and online education.

November 10, 2014

The U. of Florida's political science department turns down a request to build a fully online degree over concerns about quality and the university's commitment.

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