If teaching online is harder, takes more time, and even more disastrous if done poorly than face-to-face learning is, why should anyone launch an online program? Inside Higher Ed blogger Joshua Kim showcases how in spite of these challenges, developing new online programs can help grow institutional capacity and foster innovation. The comments on this post are also valuable!
Moving a program online is an opportunity to rethink the program.
Kim, Joshua. “3 Truths and 5 Recommendations for Online Programs.” Inside Higher Ed. December 15, 2015.
Mathewson, Tara. “Online Education Partnerships Increasingly Popular Among Employers.” EducationDIVE, June 3, 2015.
This article is an overview of recent corporate efforts to provide online education options as part of a benefits package for employees. Key examples include Starbucks, Fiat Chrysler, and health insurance company Anthem. Links to other resources are included in this article.