Campuses See Value of Digital Learning, but Lack a Plan

In a recent survey, most chief academic officers (CAOs) at 359 two- and four-year institutions (86 percent) agreed that digital content and learning can improve the student experience. Eighty-seven percent of CAOs said digital learning resources “make learning more efficient and effective for students”; and 74 percent agreed that digital content would provide a richer and more personalized learning experience over print resources. However, a big hold-up to going “all digital” is a lack of student access to devices.

The Limits of Collaboration

Apparently, California is mulling creating a statewide online college, and it’s looking at three different models with which to do it. Model 1, which could work, involves designating one community college to be its home. Model 3, which could work, involves creating an entirely new organization. Model 2 involves a consortium.

School of Thought for Innovators

This ‘farmer’ has an interesting crop, and you’ll never guess what it is.

The occasion was an advisory board meeting of a young tech startup company.

The group attending was filled with brilliant, millennial tech-wizards, entrepreneurs, success stories—and me.

Forget Compatibility, Mobile Only Learning Is Coming

Today, education technology and learning management system (LMS) vendors love to emphasize their products’ ability to run on multiple platforms.

Learners, they reason, want to be able to access educational material and resources whenever they can grab a few minutes of free time. They want to be able to study on the train, during their lunch break, in bed, in the elevator.

Survey: More Than Half of Students Want Their Classes to Go Digital

Fifty-three percent of students in a recent survey said they prefer classes that use digital learning tools, according to a new report from McGraw-Hill Education. The company’s fourth annual Digital Study Trends Survey, conducted by Hanover Research, polled more than 1,000 college students across the United States about their experiences and preferences around “digital learning technology.”