Online Learning Update

Daily updates of news, research and trends in online learning. Curated by Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor of Online Education at the University of Illinois Springfield.

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Student-designed courses thrive at Cal-Berkeley

by Jarrett Carter, Education Dive Courses on wizardry allegories in Harry Potter and political strategy as illustrated in ‘Game of Thrones’ are just a few […]

S. Korean idol stars to join upcoming online class on Korean culture

by Yonhap News An online class in which South Korean idol stars talk about Korean traditional and pop culture will open for foreigners this month, […]

5 Online Education Trends to Watch in 2017

By Jordan Friedman, US News Experts predict more online programs will offer alternative credentials and degrees in specialized fields. Online students: There’s a lot in […]

Machine Learning and Online Security in 2017

by Doug Black, Enterprise Tech As companies increase their digital footprints, ‘identify and diagnose’ capabilities will not defend against the growing array of security threats, […]

​The Future of Online Learning Is Offline: What Strava Can Teach Digital Course Designers

By Amy Ahearn, EdSurge As a thought experiment, I tried to recast my Strava fitness app experience in pedagogical terms. I realized that I was […]

Well educated RNs are critical to country’s future

by Jane M. Kirschling, Baltimore Sun RNs make up the single largest segment of the health care workforce, with more than 3 million in the […]

‘Embrace digital technology for better teaching, learning experience’

by ANDHRA PRADESH, the Hindu Digital technologies would help in improving teaching methods while digital learning can improve student achievement if the tools are integrated […]

Internet of Things Spending to Reach $1.29 Trillion by 2020

By Rhea Kelly, Campus Technology A new forecast from International Data Corp. estimates that the total worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will […]

Don’t make this unfortunate online program mistake in 2017

BY SETH ODELL, eCampus News In response to widespread stagnation in postsecondary enrollments, many institutions look to scale their programs and attract students beyond their […]

President Trump: A backgrounder on the new President and Higher Ed

by Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed As the 45th president is inaugurated, background on his campaign, his stated policies toward higher education and the deep […]

3 greatest edtech challenges specific to state universities

BY THOMAS GOLDRICK, eCampus News Most Higher Ed IT departments face similar challenges with budget restraints, hiring and retaining talented staff, and balancing the maintenance […]

How technology will shape new trends in college learning

by Jarrett Carter, Education Dive profiles several areas of tech engagement that will help to attract and retain students in a climate where enrollment […]