Category Archives: trends

The MOOCs Completion Conundrum

Developing tools that empower professors and scale the best of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Dror Ben-Naim One of the great ironies of online learning is that a tool created to foster personalized learning is actually quite impersonal, in practice. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Trends | We Are Smarter than Me

Becky Splitt, co-founder of StudyBlue, presented at TEDxMadison about the power of collaborative learning and the opportunities for technology to bring students together. As she argues, in today’s digital world, the opportunity to bring learners together is not just an improvement … Continue reading

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Trends | Building Trust in Connected Learning Environments

Trust, privacy, and safety are critical to learning in an open online world. How can learners exercise control over who sees and uses their data? What tools do they need to navigate, collaborate, and learn online with confidence? What solutions … Continue reading

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Trends | Panel on Learning Apps

Join this panel on August 7th, at 4pm ET/ 1PM PT for a conversation about the brave new world of digital education. Hear from experts on technology and learning about the subjects that are best learned via smartphone or tablet, what goes into … Continue reading

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Trends | Cloud Campuses

The Software-Defined College. This school year, students won’t be the only ones getting graded.  With an ever-changing IT environment, higher education (HED) institutions have to keep up.  MeriTalk’s new report, “Cloud Campus:  The Software-Defined College,” underwritten by VMware and Carahsoft, reveals … Continue reading

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