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Oberlin Expands Its Reach

Oberlin College is looking to promote itself abroad through an online education program that pairs high school student researchers with faculty members — though not necessarily their own. Inside Higher Ed


New Master’s Degree Program from WGU Prepares Students to Meet the Challenges of Big Data

SALT LAKE CITY — Data is growing in complexity and volume, leaving organizations overwhelmed and scrambling to find the sophisticated tools and techniques needed to harness its value. Demand for high-level experts who can not only manage data, but also leverage it to provide actionable insights, has surged to unprecedented levels. Western Governors University 


Competency-based education programs are set to skyrocket

New report forecasts that more than half a million students will be enrolled in competency-based education programs by 2020 eCampus News


55 Percent of Faculty Are Flipping the Classroom

Our first-ever Teaching with Technology survey gauged educators’ use of the flipped classroom model, blended/online teaching environments and more. Campus Technology 


Online Learning: Lonely No More

For nearly two decades, massive open online course (MOOC) providers have offered thousands of free—or very inexpensive—courses and have encouraged millions to enroll in them. However, Carnegie Mellon University’s Carolyn Rosé believes MOOCs have fallen short in one area that she is working to fix: Carnegie Mellon University 


Review of Online Programming Characteristics and Pricing at Private Not-for-Profit Two Year Col leges in the United States

Online programming has expanded greatly within higher education and much attention has been spent on public two year colleges (more commonly known as community colleges) and both private and public four year institutions. This research seeks to expand understanding of the small market of private not-for-profit two year colleges within the United States. The research […]

Angry teacher working online

Adjuncts Matter: A Qualitative Study of Adjuncts’ Job Satisfaction

The extrinsic factors that influence the workplace experiences of 27 adjuncts teaching online were explored. In this qualitative research study, the adjuncts’ lived experiences were examined through in-depth interviews. The results indicated three emergent factors which influenced the participants’ workplace experiences, and the alternative methods adjuncts employed to ensure their professional well-being. The emergent extrinsic […]


Developing the digital literacies of academic staff: an institutional approach

Institutional engagement with digital literacies at the University of Brighton has been promoted through the creation of a Digital Literacies Framework (DLF) aimed at academic staff. The DLF consists of 38 literacies divided into four categories that align to the following key areas of academic work: Learning and teaching Research Communication and collaboration Administration For […]


For-Profit Walden U., Once Tied to Bill Clinton, Put Under Review

Minnesota education officials have launched a review of online PhD programs at a for-profit college with ties to former President Bill Clinton. NBC News


5 student opinions about higher education you should know

Today’s student opinions reveal what they really think about online learning, digital resources and much more. eCampus News