A Chronicle reporter sits down with three generations of ed-tech insiders, including a founder of Western Governors University and the father-daughter team behind a new adult-education platform.
The leader of the Turing School of Software & Design says its mission is to promote social justice and help diversify computing fields.
The approach, in use in a variety of subjects, is said to engage students in new ways and allow them to demonstrate their understanding of the material.
Jefferson Education, an incubator affiliated with the University of Virginia, has enlisted more than 100 educators, entrepreneurs, and experts to examine why neither companies nor their customers tend to rigorously evaluate their products.
A professor of chemical engineering and a communications professional have teamed up to teach an innovative course at the California Institute of Technology.
Researchers ponder the finding that at community colleges, online classes result in lower grades but more completed degrees.
Institutions collect startling amounts of information on students. Do the students have a right to know how it's being used, and should they be able to opt out?
The evidence is largely anecdotal, and the research is inconclusive, but many professors say reading online clearly hampers students’ ability to take in what they study.
College systems in Kentucky and other states are turning to companies for information that is more current and detailed than federal data on the skills that employers are looking for.
Decades after colleges embraced courses that students could take at their own pace, the trend is toward synchrony once again.
Campus police departments are stepping up their efforts to scan the internet for messages that appear to threaten violence. But millions of social-media posts amount to a very large haystack.
Richard McKenzie thought that free, online courses could change higher education, and maybe his life. That was before his own class fell apart.
Evolving virtual-reality technology holds great promise for higher education, reports A.J. Kelton, director of emerging and instructional technology at Montclair State University.
William Wendt, who teaches online and hybrid courses at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, says, "You have to go with the modern world, and things change."
In a fresh example of the growth of open educational resources, the press will work with faculty members who want to create and post their own materials online.
Believe it or not, he says, traditional institutions have a long history of innovation. His university's project on the future of higher education intends to continue that trend.
In a new podcast, a prominent critic of education technology deconstructs what she calls the "Silicon Valley narrative."
USA Funds is increasingly a player — to some, a suspect one — in efforts aimed at helping students make strong connections between college and their career.