Online Learning: Page 2

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    Inside one of the nation's few hybrid J.D. programs

    Shannon Gardner, Syracuse law school's associate dean for online education, talks about the inaugural graduates and how the program has evolved.

    By July 22, 2022
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    We must invest in Black colleges' digital future

    Complete College America leaders share what they heard about digital infrastructure needs from students, faculty and administrators at HBCUs.

    By Yolanda Watson Spiva and Dhanfu E. Elston • July 18, 2022
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    Emerging Technology

    As higher ed deals with enrollment declines and other challenges, colleges need to consider how increased and changing use of technology affects students and campus finances. 

    By Higher Ed Dive staff
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    Last week's big number: $975,000

    A recap of last week's major higher ed news looks at the new University of Michigan president's compensation and contract.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • July 18, 2022
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    Ransomware attacks surge in education sector

    Colleges and universities are particularly challenged as repercussions of ransomware hit them harder and longer than other organizations.

    By Matt Kapko • July 14, 2022
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    Faculty members support open access, don't trust research fraud protections, survey finds

    Educators also increasingly prize college libraries' contributions to student success.

    By July 14, 2022
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    'We're not building a MOOC'

    A Deloitte manager talks about efforts to develop an online platform for historically Black colleges and universities — from its vision to design hurdles.

    By July 8, 2022
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    How a new online platform aims to expand HBCU digital learning

    A UNCF executive talks about efforts to launch HBCUv, an “online learning ecosystem” for historically Black colleges and universities. 

    By July 1, 2022
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    Tech skill proficiency dropped 'significantly' in 2021, report says

    A lack of hard skills and high demand have contributed to talent shortages. Learner focus has shifted to "human skills," a new Coursera report finds.

    By Kathryn Moody • June 16, 2022
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    Last week's big number: 70 bills to restrict college instruction

    A recap of last week's major higher ed news includes an argument against laws targeting classrooms and shows how much colleges relied on relief funding.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • June 13, 2022
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    How to address cyber threats against higher ed

    Colleges are high-value targets for cyberattacks. Leaders who prepare now will be better positioned if one comes, write KPMG experts.

    By David Gagnon, Tony Hubbard and Kathy Cruz • June 6, 2022
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    Ed tech must listen to educators

    Instructors need more than efficiency software, a Course Hero vice president argues. They need technology that complements their student success work.

    By Sean Michael Morris • May 23, 2022
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    Ed tech startup Class to acquire virtual classroom tool from Blackboard

    Once the deal closes, Class will serve more than 1,750 clients and have more than 300 employees. 

    By May 19, 2022
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    Students, higher ed leaders diverge on post-COVID priorities

    Survey says a quarter of North American colleges indicate they will stick to in-person teaching, but most students prefer a mixed course load.

    By May 17, 2022
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    Udemy's chief learning officer shapes training for 1,400 employees — and millions of users

    "Any good leader, a learning leader, is a systems thinker," according to Melissa Daimler.

    By Carla Bell • May 13, 2022
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    White House eyes digital divide with discount for low-income families

    Almost 40% of American households will be eligible for subsidies lowering internet costs to no more than $30 a month under the $14.2 billion program. 

    By Anna Merod • May 11, 2022
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    Zovio in danger of delisting from Nasdaq

    The University of Arizona Global Campus servicer's stock price fell below required levels. It will be removed if it doesn't rebound by the fall.

    By May 9, 2022
  • 2U continues consumer-centric pivot as Q1 losses widen

    The company said its recent acquisition of edX will help improve marketing costs, though those expenses increased in its latest quarterly earnings report.

    By May 6, 2022
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    College contracts with OPMs need better oversight, watchdog says

    Reviews don't adequately assess whether deals with online program managers comply with federal law, the U.S. Government Accountability Office found. 

    By May 5, 2022
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    For-profit coding school BloomTech sued over alleged misrepresented job placement rates

    The boot camp, formerly known as Lambda School, has been dogged by allegations it doesn't deliver the education or careers it promises.

    By April 18, 2022
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    How online programs can keep students from disengaging and help them feel they belong

    Student belonging is an ongoing process that requires outreach and a good user experience, writes a researcher and communications expert at WGU Labs.

    By Nicole Barbaro • April 18, 2022
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    University of Arizona Global Campus loses access to GI Bill benefits

    Experts warn of mass student exodus if the university doesn't soon regain access, even as it offers grants to affected students.

    By April 4, 2022
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    Ukraine conflict spotlights organizations' need for cyber resilience

    In the crosshairs: critical infrastructure and institutions with global operations.

    By Roberto Torres • Feb. 25, 2022
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    Calbright faces another attempt from lawmakers to close the college

    State lawmaker seeks to pull the plug on the online-only institution after only a few years and redirect its funding to California's community colleges.

    By Feb. 25, 2022
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    Colleges with public health programs more likely to use remote learning in pandemic

    But colleges with accredited public health programs didn't turn to fully online instruction in vastly higher numbers.

    By Feb. 22, 2022
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    Behind U of Arizona's decision to strengthen its ties to its Global Campus

    Faculty members have questions after the university took joint responsibility for the online college's federal financial aid eligibility.

    By Feb. 18, 2022