Infographic: Trends and Challenges Shaping Online Learning

By Roger Riddell In their survey of 765 senior administrators and UPCEA and NASPA member institutions, InsideTrack and both organizations first sought to find who was accountable for student success in online programs. Programs at a variety of stages of maturity were represented in the InsideTrack study, which offered a number of key takeaways for …

  • It Takes More than a Village for Online Learning

    InsideTrack’s latest joint research effort with UPCEA and NASPA regarding online student success was featured in this quarter’s UPCEA InFocus Magazine. It highlights the important role that online/continuing/professional divisions can play in crafting university-wide online learning strategies. Read full article
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  • Q & A with Steven T. Varela: Creating an Ethical Online Environment

    By Rob Kelly Because successful communication is essential to learning in an online course, instructors and instructional designers need to foster a respectful, welcoming environment and to prepare for potential problems that can arise, such as cyber harassment, trolling, and flaming. In an email interview with Online Classroom, Steven T. Varela, senior instructional designer/lecturer with …
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  • Gold in Your Backyard: The Value of Continuing Education Units in Strategy Development

    By Dave Jarrat, Vice President Marketing, InsideTrack Over the last few years, I’ve noticed a clear shift in how institutions are formulating their online education strategies. Traditional public and private institutions are increasingly centralizing strategic decision making related to online programs in their presidents’ and provosts’ offices, as opposed to allowing individual academic units to …
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