Category Archives: Digital learning

Hearst Castle Launches Digital Learning Program Amid Coronavirus

Like many monuments across the country, Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Calif., remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But for elementary students, who haven’t been able to go to school in weeks, it will open its doors – digitally, of course – for a home learning program that will delve into the history of […]

Catholic Schools in Hawaii Go Digital

KEKAHA – Learners and parents at St. Theresa School will receive learning kits from Wednesday through Friday in the back parking lot of the school. Chromebook (laptop) withdrawal requests must be completed by email to the learner’s respective teacher by Tuesday afternoon. If successfully completed, the computer and learning packages will be available from 7 […]

“Inside Digital Learning” becomes “Transforming teaching and learning”

Inside higher education launched “Inside Digital Learning” three years ago this month, with the aim of expanding our coverage of how technology is changing the nature of teaching and learning. We have built an audience of tens of thousands of dedicated readers – the recipients of our weekly newsletter and many more who search (or […]

Leaders in digital learning and demographic computation

How will colleges and universities adapt to the accelerating numerical decline of traditional college-age cohorts? Nathan Grawe’s projections indicate that within seven years, the pool of high school graduates is expected to shrink by 15%. The news is particularly grim for schools in the Northeast and the eastern half of the Midwest, with expected declines […]

A resourceful guide to how digital learning can connect young people to opportunities

When the children join the Foundations Maker program at Foundation of the digital port, a tech-driven after-school organization in Baltimore, they are given a stack of everyday items such as an electric toothbrush, a plastic cup, a few markers and rubber bands. Then they are told: Build a robot that draws. “It’s a little sad […]

Intellectual property and digital learning

Who owns the content created for the online and blended courses? Faculty? The institution? Both? Do you know the answer to this question for your school? Would your answer agree with the provost or the attorney general? Another way to ask this question is to ask if your institution’s intellectual property policies have kept pace […]

Books for deep thinking about online and digital learning

The notion of summer as a three-month break for the world of higher education may be outdated. But summer remains a period to take stock when at least some students are absent. Here’s what you should read if you’re looking for the fun of professional development. Please comment below with additional suggestions. The Art of […]