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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BU End-of-semester course evaluations go digital

by Sarika Ram, Daily Free Press The Boston University provost-appointed Task Force on Evaluating Teaching initiated an expanded pilot program for online course evaluations — […]

3 cybersecurity best practices for global research institutions

BY SUSAN BIDDLE, eCampus News Today, innovation knows no borders. Labs and postdocs at universities worldwide are conducting more research from the field and more […]

Is this the field best suited for the flipped classroom model?

BY DUSTYN WILLIAMS, eCampus News Why the flipped classroom model is particularly helpful for medical students for its ability to enhance training. For medical students in […]

Moody’s: Higher education sector outlook negative

by Shalina Chatlani, Education Dive The credit-rating agency Moody’s downgraded the outlook of the higher education sector from stable to negative, reports the Chronicle of […]

Two University of Newcastle academics win a top edX global accolade for online teaching.

by the Australian Two University of Newcastle academics have won one of the highest world accolades it’s possible to get for excellence in online education. Andrew […]

Is Alison The Answer To The World’s Education Needs?

by Peter High , Forbes With nearly 12 million registered learners, 1.5 million graduates, and 1,000 free courses, the first ever massive open online course […]

Top 5 Strategies to Increase Student Engagement Online

by Allen Schwartz, Xconomy Good teachers often say that “95 percent of good teaching is just getting students motivated.” Online learning presents a new opportunity […]

K-12 Schools, Universities Boost Cybersecurity Education to Close the Skills Gap

by Meghan Bogardus Cortez, EdTech With the global number of cybersecurity professionals down, schools need to prepare students for future jobs. Meghan is an associate editor […]

Report: Degree-holders boosting tech resume with online courses, but rewards divided

By Olivia Krauth, Tech Republic More than half of people using online coding courses are trying to boost their degree value, a new report from […]

This is how you measure the viability of academic programs

BY KARLI GRANT, eCampus News One of the most frequent questions I hear when visiting colleges and universities is, “What about a tool for measuring […]

Leaders dissect the partisan divide over higher education’s value

by Autumn A. Arnett, Education Dive “How can higher education be so bad when there’s so much data” from analytics on jobs and earnings data to […]

Syracuse University’s 2018 budget projections, shows growth in online education programs

By Michael Burke, Daily Orange Syracuse University’s fiscal year 2017 budget and projected 2018 budget each feature a surplus and illustrate a growing presence of […]