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.


May 30, 2013

Coursera announces major expansion into public higher ed. Some see potential to use software for traditional online courses, while others see textbook alternatives, new LMS options or a platform for their own MOOCs.

May 28, 2013

The details behind Georgia Tech's new deal with Udacity: big dollars and new types of instructional aides -- including some who work for the outside company.

May 28, 2013

58 arts and sciences faculty members want a committee created to consider ethical issues related to the MOOC provider edX -- not just for the university, but for higher education broadly.

May 23, 2013

The Cal State chancellor's office is looking to break the course bottleneck and, in the process, could change life sciences education by ending in-person lab experience for many non-majors.

May 17, 2013

Top-tier universities said in November they would work with 2U for a project known as Semester Online. As this fall’s launch date approaches, several have backed away.


May 16, 2013

A report aims to reframe a hot debate in California over online education as lawmakers get ready to work on the state's budget.

May 14, 2013

Georgia Tech and Udacity, a MOOC provider, team up to dramatically lower the cost of a computer science master's degree.

May 10, 2013

New study examines the low completion rates of MOOCs.

May 8, 2013

In an effort to prevent online companies from competing against it using its own faculty, the University of Pennsylvania drafts new guidelines for faculty.

May 2, 2013

Even as colleges add massive online courses or grant credit for them, survey finds most presidents are dubious that the innovation will transform learning or produce savings.


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