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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Faculty Senate passes resolution on monitoring online courses

By Meredith Roaten, GW Hatchet The Faculty Senate passed a resolution Friday calling on the University to require that online courses undergo an identical review […]

Online learning offers limitless opportunities to expand

by Harvard Gazette Have you ever wanted to make a career change, gain a skill, or just learn something new? On March 1, a group […]

Online MBA With Data Analytics In High Demand

by Robert Klecha, Business Because After two years of growth through 2015 and 2016, applications to online MBA programs remained ever popular last year, according […]

Bolstering Academic Integrity in the Online Classroom

by Jacob Bane, EDUCAUSE Review The need to ensure student identity and academic integrity is paramount across education sectors. Although this issue is not new, […]

How edtech can help increase your university’s graduation rate

by Matthew Lynch, Tech Edvoate The college classroom often maintains the status quo of traditional teaching tactics, but there is a high likelihood that a […]

Coursera to offer degrees from UK universities

by Times Higher Ed Online learning platform Coursera is set to offer its first degrees from UK universities, including its first ever bachelor’s programme. The Californian […]

One UMass affordability option is to offer more online courses

By Hector Molina, WWLP The University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan wants to improve access to online learning options. Meehan has outlined a five-point plan to […]

Harvard offers free online course to teach the world about religion

By Study International A free, online course offered by Harvard University kicked off this week, aiming to teach the international community more about each other’s […]

Reflecting on the Original Big Idea for MOOCs

By James DeVaney, Inside Higher Ed MOOCs are far from dead. Rather, they appear to hatch derivatives. Sean Gallagher of Northeastern University’s Center for the […]

Preparing students for work requires revised approach to education

by Autumn A. Arnett, Education Dive P.K. Agarwal, regional dean and CEO of Northeastern University–Silicon Valley said there will be a shortage of one million STEM […]

Report: Women Need Additional Degree to Attain Equal Pay

by Tiffany Pennamon, Diverse Education Although women have surpassed men in educational attainment, they still earn 81 cents for every dollar earned by men, according […]

Look Who’s Championing the Degree

By Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed Coursera is now putting much of its energy into — and staking much of its future on — academic […]