Demand for professional development has grown but the pandemic has forced it online. Decades of evidence from online education tells us how to ensure professional development remains effective.
Digital technology and COVID-19 have transformed the ways universities are delivering courses. But some are taking a minimalist low-cost approach, while others are aiming higher.
Interviews with students, tutors, tech workers and university administrators reveal the problems with online exam monitoring systems — but also show they’re unlikely to go away.
A policy of “choice” for full-time online schooling would weaken public education, erode funding for in-classroom supports and drive those who can afford it to private education.
Australia’s mature-age students often must juggle work, children and study, are studying off campus and have a higher risk of dropping out. Higher education can do better for these 430,000 students.
In order to keep students honest, research suggests that educators should focus on what’s driving them to learn in the first place.
Just because learning is remote in many places doesn’t mean teachers can’t build more meaningful relationships with their students, a researcher who has examined the issue suggests.
Humor is a key ingredient to successful learning. Can educators keep the laughter going when learning takes place online?
Universities have successfully adapted during nearly a century of disruption. Will international branch campuses be the next development in navigating COVID-19?
America’s public schools often lack the adequate security to protect their students’ most sensitive data from being linked on the web.
The higher education sector has to re-think what the future of higher education looks like and take steps towards this.
Has technology gone too far to keep students honest during exams? A scholar on privacy and technology weighs in.
From setting passwords to cultivating patience, a mindful approach to virtual working, studying and socializing can make life online manageable.
Children need to learn how to manage their own accounts and passwords as an extension of their identity.
An enrollment specialist explains why colleges can or can’t charge less for tuition amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced many to hold their classes online.
A new immigration rule may force some international students to leave the country.
Research shows few differences in academic outcomes between online and face-to-face university courses. A professor who’s been teaching online for years offers advice on good online courses.
In a world beset by a global pandemic, colleges and universities may have to find a way for US students to study abroad without ever leaving American soil.
University instructors should have more leeway in using copyrighted materials during the coronavirus pandemic.
Just as office workers need to be aware of cyber risks when setting up a home office, parents need to think about the increased exposure their children will face to cyber threats at home.