Instructional technology / distance education

Webinar: Teaching With Technology

Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman discuss the topics from the "Teaching With Technology" booklet. To view the recording of the webinar, click here. To download the slide deck, click here.

Duquesne Nursing to Work With Pearson to Increase Online Degrees

The Duquesne University School of Nursing has entered into a partnership with Pearson to increase access to Duquesne’s online nursing degree programs. The partnership focuses on the university's Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN-BSN completion, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

Digital materials only slightly more accessible

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, much of the debate about accessibility issues in higher education in recent years has focused on audio and video -- take, for example, the high-profile lawsuits against prestigious institutions such as Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley.

Total Online Programs up 9%, Just 2% at Community Colleges

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, a new survey of online education administrators at 104 colleges and universities shows -- as other studies have suggested -- that public and private four-year institutions saw healthy enrollment growth in their fully online programs in spring 2016 compared to the year before, and that they are showing few signs of slowing their investments in the space.

Colleges offer new online degree programs

A list of new academic degrees colleges and universities are offering online.

Online programs vary in delivery, management and quality assurance

A new report indicates that delivery, management and quality assurance vary widely among small and mid-size online programs. Two big commonalities -- the learning management system and the quest for quality.

Online students attend graduations on campus

After years of hard work and sacrifices, many online-only learners journey across states -- and even countries -- to attend on-site commencement ceremonies.

MOOCs and faculty jobs

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Breaking stigma of online education

Christopher Haynes says it's time to stop asking if online learning is effective. 

Reports finds rising competition in online education market

Smart Title: 

Report on online education landscape suggests potentially leaner times ahead for colleges hoping to profit in the market. Community colleges are already seeing it.


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