From On-Campus to Online: A Trajectory of Innovation, Internationalization and Inclusion

This paper presents a study focused on a trajectory for developing an online operating mode on a campus-based university in the area of Massachusetts, USA. It addresses the innovation process and the changes and challenges faced by faculty and administrators. Methodologically-speaking, a mainly ethnographic approach was used for a systematic process of collecting data in […]

October 16, 2016 | Daily News, Management, Research


Ohio Community Colleges Announce Partnership with Western Governors University

Agreement extends online, competency-based learning opportunities to all community college graduates, offers a tuition discount to community college graduates and employees, and establishes a 3+1 transfer program in Nursing Western Governors University 

October 15, 2016 | Daily News, Governance, Management


Online technology will open up global engagement in HE

Online learning as a phenomenon must evolve into an accepted form, entrenched as a culture rather than a separate entity within institutions, as there is little point in denying the increasingly significant role it will play in delivering higher education. University World News

October 14, 2016 | Conferences, Daily News


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

October 14, 2016 | Daily News


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 

October 12, 2016 | Daily News


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

October 12, 2016 | Competency Based Education, Daily News, Instructional Design


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 

October 12, 2016 | Daily News, Instructional Design, Learning Design


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 

October 12, 2016 | Daily News, Learning Design, MOOCs, Social Networks


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 […]

October 11, 2016 | Daily News, Management, 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 […]

October 11, 2016 | Daily News, Faculty Development, Management, Research