Jim Shelton, now heading up the education portfolio at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, isn’t giving any details yet. But in this podcast, he emphasizes the value of bringing learning scientists together with educators to improve learning and increase equality.
Don’t expect the residential experience to go away any time soon. But it might start to look pretty different, thanks in large part to the internet of things.
Talking about racism, privilege, and other sensitive topics can be tough online. Here’s how some faculty members make it work.
Gordon Jones, who moved to Idaho after experience at Harvard and in business, explains how to avoid the "immunological rejection response" to change and why to take more responsibility for what happens to graduates.
More than a dozen institutions, including big names like Columbia and Michigan, will offer courses to students who haven’t gone through an admissions process.
Developers of a "credentials registry" unveil a prototype of the tool. And six more colleges joined the 21st Century Skills Badging Challenge.
Academics and tech-company officials met earlier this year to hash out approaches for the ethical treatment of information collected via learning-management systems, online courseware, and other electronic sources.
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 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.
The leader of the Turing School of Software & Design says its mission is to promote social justice and help diversify computing fields.
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.