Online Badges Help Refugees Prove Their Academic Achievements  

A novel program in Germany seeks to recognize migrants’ educational attainment even though they might lack the diploma to prove it.



How Academics Can Use Snapchat to Share Their Research  

A Norwegian professor posts videos on the platform, even though it deletes them after 24 hours.


Who Do You Want to Hear From on Our Podcast?

We've talked with renegade teachers, ed-tech entrepreneurs, longtime educators, and others shaping the future of college. Who should be next?



Why This MIT Dean Is Leaving Her Job to Start a New Kind of University  

Christine Ortiz explains how her radical project was sparked by interdisciplinary body-armor research and some time spent on a technology-free retreat.


How Bitcoin Technology Could Make College Credentials More Secure  

Researchers see potential for a digital ledger, called the "blockchain," to help employers check whether job applicants have really taken the courses they say they have.


JetBlue Will Pay Employees’ College Tuition Upfront  

The new program, for online classes at Thomas Edison State University, follows the model devised by Starbucks but goes further.



Tyler Cowen Says Online Professors Should Think Like Bloggers  

The economics blogger and George Mason University professor says the distinction between universities and non-university educators is "crumbling." Just look at his Marginal Revolution University.



The Digital Campus: Tech Innovators 2016

Meet this year's tech innovators — nine men, women, and projects using education technology boldly and broadly.



Google's 'Education Evangelist': Students Are Changing Faster Than Colleges  

Jaime Casap represents one of the country’s most powerful tech companies. He’s also a voice for minority students from poor families.



3 Ways Professors Can Balance Teaching Practical and Theoretical Skills  

Faculty members share their techniques for keeping pace with the changing demands of higher education.



How Sal Khan Hopes to Remake Education

Khan Academy has become a force. Its founder, Salman Khan, talks about his vision for the future, and what he thinks the college of tomorrow should look like.


More Colleges Turn to ‘Stackable’ Degrees as Entries to Graduate Programs  

MOOC sequences that lead to certificates can also be the ticket into some master’s programs. Educators say that’s one way of easing barriers and cutting costs for students.


Where Are They Now? The Latest From Some Education Innovators

Several contestants in The Chronicle’s 2015 "Shark Tank: Edu Edition" have made progress in developing their ideas over the past year.


4 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

For the second year in a row, innovators with very different notions of how to improve higher education brought us their pitches. Here’s how they fared.



Re:Learning Podcast

The education landscape is changing. On The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Re:Learning podcast, you’ll meet the renegade teachers, ed-tech entrepreneurs, and longtime educators shaping the future of college. This is part of our broader coverage of the future of education. For updates, follow the Re:Learning project on Twitter, Facebook, and iTunes.


Academic Publishers Experiment With ‘Altmetrics’ to Track Reach and Impact  

Authors can benefit from having more data on how and where their work is being discussed, proponents say.



How LinkedIn Views Its Role in Education  

Should colleges be worried about this mammoth new education player? The Chronicle spoke with Michael Korcuska, LinkedIn’s vice president of management for learning, who says no.



3 Takeaways From the SXSWedu Conference  

Hot topics at the gathering, an offshoot of the South by Southwest festival, centered on how technology is changing the college experience, and what that means for students, professors, and administrators.



Tech May Streamline College Administrations, Not Just Classrooms  

Professors shouldn’t be so resistant to technology-driven change, says Michael Staton, an entrepreneur. They stand to benefit from it.



Behind a Computer’s Surprise Victory, Hints of Global Economic Upheaval  

For experts in artificial intelligence, the program’s defeat of a human champion of one of the world’s most complex board games holds big implications for society.