One student's perspective: "It’s Thursday night and you have two big homeworks due Friday. Your friends are going out. You’re just like, I just want to finish this, I don’t really care how this gets done."
At next month's conference, we will again borrow a page from the TV show Shark Tank with a return of our "Shark Tank: Edu Edition."
Administrators at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering and Hampshire College reflect on the challenges of shaking up the standard system.
Christine Ortiz, a dean of graduate education, envisions a new kind of college, built from scratch for today’s needs and with today’s technology.
Stanford University sees such integration as a way to bring in students who are drawn to the arts but feel that they need computing skills for their careers.
Student-acquisition costs are lower and retention rates are higher for institutions that team up with companies to give tuition discounts to workers.
At a vast consumer electronics show last week, student entrepreneurs matched their corporate counterparts in pitching products for teaching. Whether any of them catches on is anyone’s guess.
The experiment, which tested the reliability of companies that purport to do students’ work, shows how easily online education can be exploited.
When Georgia Tech unveiled its online master’s degree in computer science, in 2013, it sent ripples all the way to the White House. Last week some of its first students met their professors, and one another, just hours before graduating.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.
Managing the creation of a tenure portfolio can be a daunting task. But one professor up for tenure argues that an organized mind-set, judicious use of technology, and a simple workflow for managing information can make the task bearable — even fun.
New support by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities comes thanks to a $4.6-million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.