Online Learning: Page 2


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    Opinion

    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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    Opinion

    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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    Deep Dive

    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
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    Grand Canyon Education sees revenue growth as students return to campus

    The publicly traded company's largest partner, Grand Canyon University, made up for enrollment dips with higher revenue from room, board and auxiliary fees.

    By Feb. 17, 2022
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    Coursera bets on degrees — a small but growing part of the business

    The company's CEO expressed optimism for its marketing model, which partly relies on drawing the platform's registered learners to paid programs.

    By Feb. 11, 2022
  • 2U plans for international expansion as it integrates operations with edX

    Company officials laid out plans for how the recent acquisition will help grow 2U's reach as they published 2021 earnings.

    By Feb. 10, 2022
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    Higher Ed Dive's 2022 Outlooks

    Here are the trends and questions facing higher education that we're watching, from enrollment pressures to key court cases and for-profit colleges' future.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • Feb. 8, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    The chess game behind senators' inquiry into OPMs

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren and two other senators asked eight OPMs for information about their businesses, citing concerns about tuition-share deals.

    By Feb. 7, 2022
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    Opinion

    President Speaks: Stop asking whether online learning is 'worth it.' Start focusing on how it helps working adults.

    Advances have made online learning more relevant and flexible for students in the workforce, the CEO of UMass Online argues.

    By Don Kilburn • Feb. 7, 2022
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    American Public Education completes Graduate School USA acquisition

    The government workforce training provider is the second acquisition in about four months for APEI, which cast the deal as diversifying its business lines.

    By Jan. 4, 2022
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    Opinion

    Hybrid learning sparks new worries about cheating. Can assessment evolve?

    Educators can find new ways to engage students instead of fighting disruptions to the old academic order with strict test-taking rules, Greg Toppo argues.

    By Greg Toppo • Dec. 22, 2021
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    Q&A

    D2L sets sights on linking colleges with companies to reskill workers

    The company's CEO and founder, John Baker, explains how the LMS provider plans to use the money raised from its recent initial public offering.

    By Dec. 20, 2021
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    3 major trends affecting ed tech companies

    We reviewed what executives said during their latest earnings calls to better understand patterns in the growing sector.

    By Dec. 17, 2021