Tags online learning

Online Learning Consortium selects Panopto to expand video training

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

The Online Learning Consortium partnered with the software firm Panopto to improve its use of video in offering educators professional development training.

McGraw Hill acquires SIMnet training platform developer

by Emily Bamforth • 5 days ago

McGraw Hill has acquired the developer of SIMNet, a Microsoft Office 365 training tool the publisher distributed and marketed for years.

Blackboard 'Ally' tool aids course design for students with disabilities

by Emily Bamforth • 6 days ago

Blackboard recently released a free, online course based on insights from its accessibility tool, Blackboard Ally, which is used at more than 700 institutions.

Flexibility key for universities' hybrid learning, researchers say

by Emily Bamforth • 1 week ago

To best engage students in the age of remote learning, university pedagogy researchers said it's important to offer options.

Florida bill would guard colleges from online-learning lawsuits

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

A bill sitting on Gov. Ron DeSantis' desk would shield institutions from civil lawsuits related to operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

Online college enrollment growth outpaces real-world institutions

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

National Student Clearinghouse data for spring 2021 shows enrollment in primarily online institutions for undergraduates is up, with a surge of part-time students.

Online learning remains high priority for higher ed, Educause report finds

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

Colleges and universities are increasing their use of hybrid and blended learning models, but students still prefer face-to-face learning.

Tom Brady backs online learning startup created by Blackboard founder

by Emily Bamforth • 4 weeks ago

Seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is part of a new round of investment in Class, a tool suite that makes Zoom more user-friendly for instructors.

Purdue U. Global fills new VP and CIO role

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The online university for adult learners has hired Tim Werth, an official at Purdue's flagship campus, as its first vice president of administrative services and chief information officer.