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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Microsoft is letting more employees work from home permanently

Tom Warrent, the Verge Microsoft is allowing more of its employees to work from home permanently, the company announced Friday. While the vast majority of […]

These are the types of people struggling most with remote work

Gwen Moran, Fast Company What were the indicators of people who are struggling with working from home? The researchers found two. One was agreeableness. This […]

Wake Up Higher Education. The Degree Is On The Decline.

Brandon Busteed, Forbes Higher education enrollment is on a decade-long decline. It’s pretty much inevitable that enrollment in U.S. higher education will be down for 10 […]

Enrollment fell at more than half of colleges this fall: survey

Hallie Busta, Education Dive Slightly more than half of nearly 300 college presidents surveyed in September by the American Council on Education (ACE) say their […]

Six problem-solving mindsets for very uncertain times

Charles Conn and Robert McLean, McKinsey These leaders learn to adopt a particularly open and curious mindset, and adhere to a systematic process for cracking […]

Making best use of the link between emotions and learning

Ted Sun, University World News At university level, all faculties can make learning more meaningful and create practical value for their students. It is the […]

Strapped for students, colleges finally begin to clear transfer logjam

Jon Marcus, Hechinger Report Much of the attention suddenly being paid to transfer students is in institutions’ self-interest — most notably their need to fill […]

How Technology Can Support Student Success during COVID-19

Susan Grajek and D. Christopher Brooks, EDUCAUSE Review The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting many colleges and universities to abruptly and comprehensively adopt online learning, remote […]

Tutoring: A time-tested solution to an unprecedented pandemic

Andre Nickow, Phillip Oreopoulos, and Vincent Quan, Brookings When it comes to interventions that can help students get back on track, tutoring—defined here as one-on-one […]

3 Ways to Improve Online Learning Security

MarketScale Over the last weeks, students, professors and caregivers alike have adjusted to the modern-day classroom – many of which consist of a full or […]

How cybercrime has evolved since the pandemic hit

REUBEN JACKSON, Big Think McAfee’s user base has been seeing an average of 375 new threats per minute during the pandemic. Once everyone got situated in […]

Tools to help with online learning

Zain Alden, University of Manchester Union Attending university online is an unusual event, and one which makes it harder to engage with your learning. This […]

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