Online Learning

Online Learning
Sep 02, 2016
MIT experiments with instructor grading in massive open online courses as a way to expand teaching and learning opportunities for students and instructors.


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.

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. 


May 5, 2015

U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partners with massive open online course provider Coursera to launch a low-cost online M.B.A.

April 29, 2015

U of Southern California becomes the latest institution to launch an online M.B.A. program, joining what program directors describe as a market in an “experimental phase.”

April 23, 2015

Arizona State U, in partnership with edX, will award a freshman year's worth of academic credit through massive open online courses.

April 21, 2015

Academic Partnerships will push for synchronous content in an upcoming platform update, offering instructors who participate a share of the revenue.

April 20, 2015

Large study of California community college students finds that they are more likely to succeed in in-person courses.

April 14, 2015

Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

April 10, 2015

LinkedIn buys for $1.5 billion, adding online courses to the job networking site's growing portfolio of higher education-related tools.

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.


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