Using video as an alternative to create learning content

One of the quickest and most effective ways to deliver online training is with video. In this article we'll look at ways to use video […]

How Western Governors University is Changing Higher Education

Over the past decade, Western Governors University (WGU) has grown at a pace faster than nearly any other postsecondary institution. Indeed, in recent years, many […]

Meet Apollo Global Management, the Biggest For-Profit Education Group in the World

In the efforts to turn the education group’s former holdings lean, Apollo Global hasn’t just targeted the in-person facets of for-profit education. The Iron Yard, […]

Fostering Community and Wellness in an Online High School

Part 3 of a Three-Part Series on Stanford Online High School Every high school advisor or counsellor deals with unique challenges, but imagine trying to […]

Three Experiments in Student Blogging

“[I]n final blog posts we observed that the students mostly reflected on progress in creating complex compound types of sentences and lexical variety,” the authors […]

New thoughts on design thinking

In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. I was designing educational […]

MOOCs Are Dead?

MOOCs didn’t turn out to be silver bullets (and neither have for-profit spin offs), but there’s also good reason to welcome new analogues. The post […]

Malala Fund Will Promote eLearning for Girls

The story of Malala Yousafzai, or simply Malala, is well known. Now a first-year student at Oxford University and a recent Nobel Prize winner, Malala was […]

Educating with VR Is Still Pricey, But Costs Are Dropping

Most schools and institutions are still a long way off from effectively implementing VR-based education and training modules. And the challenge, in most cases, is […]

Freaky Friday the 13th: Top 5 L&D Superstitions to Avoid

It's Freaky Friday the 13th in the spookiest month, October, so we better talk about some strange and creepy myths about corporate learning programs. These […]

Expanded Curricular Freedom Enhances Learning at Stanford OHS

Part 2 of a Three-Part Series on Stanford Online High School In most K-12 schools, curricular decisions are shaped by many factors, including local, state […]

The Shaw Academy, an Irish Challenger to Silicon MOOCs, Is Over Halfway to their Crowdfunding Goal

Since MOOCs first exploded in 2011-2012, they have mostly centered around Silicon Valley. There is little indication that will change any time soon. But at […]