Archive for the ‘Reports & White Papers’ Category

Digital learning: Education and skills in the digital age

The report gives an overview of an expert consultation on the role and future of education and skills in the digital world. It looks at which skills are important and necessary to undertake the different types of jobs available, and what skills we need to be thinking of developing now and in the future. It […]

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Informing Progress: Insights on Personalized Learning Implementation and Effects The basic concept of personalized learning (PL) — instruction that is focused on meeting students’ individual learning needs while incorporating their interests and preferences — has been a longstanding practice in U.S. K–12 education. Options for personalization have increased as personal computing devices have become increasingly […]

Download Report: Signs of digital distress: Mapping broadband availability and subscription in American neighborhoods

Signs of digital distress: Mapping broadband availability and subscription in American neighborhoods The internet is now a fundamental component of the American economy, creating new ways to educate, employ, bring services to, and entertain every person. Broadband, especially wireline broadband in American homes, is the essential infrastructure for unlocking the internet’s economic benefits. However, broadband […]

Survey of Tech in Education Finds Mixed Results

If you’re trying to hunt down research to justify the use of technology in the classroom or argue against it, a working paper may provide you with information you need. “Education Technology: An Evidence-Based Review,” published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), takes a global view in examining how technology can be used […]

Download Report: National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements Institutions Report Enrollments

Download Report We are pleased today to release two documents relating to SARA: 2017 Enrollment Report and a short paper that compares those reported enrollments to 2015 IPEDS distance education data — NC-SARA Reported Enrollment Mirrors National Distance Education Data, with Some Notable Exceptions (available HERE). Both reports were prepared for NC-SARA by Terri Taylor […]

The State of Innovation in Higher Education

The State of Innovation in Higher Education Rarely in the histories of their institutions have the leaders of colleges and universities in the United States been under such pressure to come up with imaginative solutions to a range of emerging challenges that stretch from declining enrollments and stressed budgets to incorporating new technology, especially online […]

Download Report: Most Faculty Say Technology Has Made Their Jobs Easie

Our [Campus Technology] 2017 Teaching with Technology Survey found that faculty have a positive outlook about technology’s impact on their work, teaching effectiveness, student learning and more. Campus Technology   

Download Report: The NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition

The NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition is a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and made possible by mindSpark Learning (formerly known as Share Fair Nation). The preview provides summaries of the trends, challenges, and important developments in educational technology which were ranked most highly […]

Download ReportL 2025 Online Education Plan for the Florida State University System Steering Committee

2025 Online Education Plan for the Florida State University System Steering Committee This white paper was prepared to address Tactic Access 2.1.4 within the 2025 Online Education Strategic Plan for the Florida State University System. The plan was developed upon the request of the Online and Innovation Committee of the Florida Board of Governors. The […]

Download Report: LATEST ONLINE COLLEGE STUDENTS RESEARCH SHOWS CHANGING ATTITUDES AND EXPECTATIONS OF ONLINE EDUCATION

LATEST ONLINE COLLEGE STUDENTS RESEARCH SHOWS CHANGING ATTITUDES AND EXPECTATIONS OF ONLINE EDUCATION Findings from The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research report reveal that colleges need to adapt to a more sophisticated online student. The Learninghouse