College closings, economic upheaval make a case for blockchain adoption

Ted Mitchell, Education Dive “Addressing issues of interoperability between education and employment are more important than ever,” writes American Council on Education President Ted Mitchell.  In […]

Could the online, for-profit college industry be “a winner in this crisis”?

MEREDITH KOLODNER and SARAH BUTRYMOWICZ, Hechinger Report Online for-profit colleges like these see an unusual opportunity to boost enrollment during the coronavirus pandemic. Their flexible […]

‘Better Every Semester’: How Faculty Use Open Educational Resources to Improve Courses

Rebecca Koenig, EdSurge Much of the attention that open educational resources have earned focuses on their low cost. After all, a free or inexpensive alternative […]

More than half of Yalies consider time off if classes go online

MATT KRISTOFFERSEN, Yale Daily News As the Yale community awaits announcements regarding how education will continue in the fall semester, the News surveyed Yale College […]

One of the Largest Experiments ever Conducted in Higher Education and Lifelong Learning Happened on edX. Here is what they Learned.

ANANT AGARWAL, EDX NEWS Today, we’re excited to share insights from a new study on online learning. The study, which is one of the largest […]

7 ways the coronavirus pandemic could change college this fall and forever

Abigail Hess, CNBC “I wouldn’t be surprised to see enrollment in residential college programs drop by roughly 10% or so in the fall, and revenue […]

Online learning during lockdown helps us find ways to teach differently abled students

Marcia Lyner-Cleophas, Maverick Students are usually assessed in specific ways during a specific period, such as two or three hours answering memorised questions. Given the […]

How MIT Is Crowdsourcing Its Reopening Plans for the Fall

Jeffrey R. Young, EdSurge As MIT considered whether to hold classes online or in person in the fall, and how to operate safely in either […]

Universal Broadband: The Time Has Come

Ray Schroeder, Inside Higher Ed In the weeks of COVID-19 isolation, the disparity of access to the internet has become more obvious as school-age children […]

Facebook just released a database of 100,000 deepfakes to teach AI how to spot them

Will Douglas Heaven, MIT Technology Review Deepfakes⁠ have struck a nerve with the public and researchers alike. There is something uniquely disturbing about these AI-generated […]

What Does Virtual Learning Mean For The Future Of Higher Education?

Robyn D. Shulman, Forbes The ways we respond and react to the need for better methods of virtual learning will have a significant impact on […]

Mechanical Engineering professor transitions online, deepens knowledge of well-being

Amber McClung, St. Mary’s Univesity My approach was to take things one step at a time and to keep my students’ well-being as the top […]

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