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Digital Learning News in 'Inside Higher Ed' This Week

Among the topics: students spend less on course materials; Latin American universities share online courses; more medical students skip class.

Spotlight on Innovation: Campbellsville Grows Online at a Fast Clip

Online enrollment at a small private institution in Kentucky rose far more quickly than administrators expected, thanks to strategic decisions and a little luck.

Simulating Robots, DIY Edition

User-friendly robotics simulators were hard to come by in higher ed -- so one professor enlisted students to take matters into their own hands.

Job Changes in Digital Learning

Recent hires and promotions in the fields of online learning and instructional technology, at Anderson, California Community Colleges, Harvard, Northern Illinois, Waubonsee and West Florida.

Not Your Mother’s Online Class

Hybrid education may be the breath of the future -- and the death of teaching as we know it, Curtis Newbold writes.

Michigan to Start Online, Part-Time M.B.A. Program

The University of Michigan's Ross School of Business announced Tuesday that it will start a part-time online master of business...

Student Spending on Course Materials Plummets

In the last decade, average student spending on required course materials has decreased by more than 30 percent, according to the National Association of College Stores.

Seeking a Middle Ground Between Publishers and OER

Top Hat strives to get professors to create their own textbooks and make them available free or for sale on its platform. Should traditional textbook publishers be concerned?