Archive for the ‘Management’ Category

Online Learning and Institutional Resilience

Should every institution develop some capacity for online learning? What about small residential colleges, places that differentiate around an in-person residential learning experience? Inside Higher Ed

Academic Assembly Launches e-Learning Courses

Academic Assembly, Inc., a provider of global strategic business services for educational institutions, announces today that it is launching its offering of online training courses with two new product lines: The Essential Bundle, which is designed to help institutions improve their immigration and student visa processes and performance; and the Global Alumni Relations Course, which […]

e-Learning Institute broadens focus, renamed Office of Digital Learning

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In recognition of the increasing scope of digital learning, the College of Arts and Architecture’s e-Learning Institute will be renamed the Office of Digital Learning, effective April 1. Gary Chinn, director of the e-Learning Institute, will become assistant dean for digital learning. The Pennsylvania State University 

Assessing Online Readiness of Students

Assessing Online Readiness of Students The rise of distance education has created a need to understand students’ readiness for online learning and to predict their success. Several survey instruments have been developed to assess this construct of online readiness. However, a review of the extant literature shows that these instruments have varying limitations in capturing […]

Students and mobile devices

Many educators advocate, promote and encourage the dreams of agency, control, ownership and choice amongst students whilst educational institutions take the responsibility for provision, equity, access, participation and standards. The institutions traditionally procure, provide and control the technology for learning but now students are acquiring their own personal technologies for learning and institutions are challenged […]

The Pathway Program: A collaboration between 3 universities to deliver a social work distance education (DL) program to underserved areas of California

The Pathway Program: A collaboration between 3 universities to deliver a social work distance education (DL) program to underserved areas of California This paper describes the development of a partnership between three campuses to develop a  (DL) education program-serving employees of county and tribal Health and Human Service Departments in remote rural areas of California. […]

Student Satisfaction as a Predictor of Retention in a Professional Online For-Profit Higher Education Institution

This study expanded on prior satisfaction and retention research by exploring this relationship within the online for-profit sector.  An ex post facto design was utilized at an online for-profit undergraduate institution with programs in the creative arts to explore the relationship between student satisfaction as measured by the Priorities Survey for Online Learners (PSOL) and […]

The Effectiveness of Teaching-Learning Process in Online Education as Perceived by University Faculty and Instructional Technology Professionals

 The major objective of the study reported here is to identify and rank in terms of relative importance selected principles and their means for achieving an effective online education. Research steps employed include (1) conducting a review of relevant literature reporting success as well as challenges online course delivery has been experiencing in the higher […]

Using a Mixed Methods Research Design in a Study Investigating the ‘Heads of e‑Learning’ Perspective towards Technology Enhanced Learning

This paper outlines the research design, methodology and methods employed in research conducted in the context of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and focuses on the Heads of e-Learning (HeLs) perspective about Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) by campus-based UK institutions. This paper aims to expand on the research design and the research methodology that was followed […]

The Distance Learning Conspiracy

The truth is finally out. Distance learning is a plot. Don’t believe it? Read the excellent WCET Distance Education Price and Cost Report. Inside Higher Ed