Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Why is innovation in teaching in higher education so difficult? 1. The accreditation agencies?

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Horn, M. and Dunagan, A. (2018) Innovation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education San Francisco CA: The Christensen Institute Revisiting an old question A couple of...

Dispelling some myths about distance education in the USA

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Taylor-Straut, T. (2018) Distance Education Enrollment Growth - Major Differences Persist Among Sectors Boulder CO: WCET, 1 March This is another valuable analysis by the...

Is distance education stealing on-campus students?

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Poulin, R. (2018) Distance Ed Growth - Access is a Big Motivator, but it's Complicated, WCET Frontiers, February 1 This post is essential reading for...

Distance education on a roll in the USA

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Seaman, J.E., Allen, I.E., and Seaman, J. (2018) Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States Wellesley MA: The Babson Survey Research Group Boy, does...

Corruption in higher education: a wake-up call

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Daniel, J. (2016) Combatting Corruption and Enhancing Integrity: A Contemporary Challenge for the Quality and Integrity of Higher Education: Advisory Statement for Effective International...

State support for public higher education is declining in the USA

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Young Invincibles (2015) 2016 State Report Cards Washington DC: Young Invincibles This is a very interesting state by state report card on the support for...

In the USA, fully online enrollments continue to grow in 2014

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Straut, T.T. and Poulin, R. (2015) Highlights of Distance Education Trends from IPEDS Fall 2014, WCET Frontiers, 21 December Source WCET (the Western Co-operative for Educational...

U.S. university/college financing ‘stabilizing’

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Unauthored (2015) Stability and Modest Growth Expected for U.S. Colleges, Inside Higher Ed, December 3 Lederman, D. (2015) 'Stabilizing' Financial Picture, Inside Higher Education, July 8 These two...

Research on ‘academic innovation centres’ supporting online learning

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Bishop, M. and Keehn, A. (2015) Leading Academic Change: An Early market Scan of Leading-edge Postsecondary Academic Innovation Centers Adelphi ML: William E. Kirwan centre...

Why the fuss about MOOCs? Political, social and economic drivers

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The end of MOOCs This is the last part of my chapter on MOOCs for my online open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. In...