There are benefits to taking college classes in the metaverse, but there are also potential problems.
Different professors teach differently. If you’re a student with choices in a program, it makes sense to find out what you’re getting.
Multilingual teaching was a challenge under emergency remote learning conditions: computer systems weren’t adapted to indigenous languages.
Research by geographers in Canada, the United States and Hong Kong identifies lessons for universities and colleges from the 2020 move to online learning.
Many young women faced challenges with online learning and studying at home during COVID, but some showed resilience and a determination to achieve their educational goals.
The question for all educators should be: How do we capitalize on COVID-19 initiated change to build better education systems for the future?
University efforts to retain online students neglect the main causes of most dropouts. They tend see these as beyond their control, but a new study shows why they need to rethink their approach.
From incorporating video-based performances to learning new composition apps, teaching students virtually has forced music educators to learn and share new ways to reach students.
Short-term disputes are really symptoms of deeper divisions in the US over who deserves academic opportunity, and how to present the nation’s history.
Factors such as not being able to handle their study load and living too far from campus led to students not attending class.
Contributing to global knowledge, from the lens of local experience, can lead to solutions to universal problems such as inequality and climate change.
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?