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How CSU Global Designs for Inclusive Online Education from the Start

Digital accessibility is central to instructional design practice at Colorado State University Global. The fully online, accredited nonprofit state institution strives to achieve universal design standards in all of its programs, and to make courses accessible to a wide range of learners. We spoke with Associate Vice President of Digital Learning Andrea Butler and Director of Instructional Design Diona Hartwig about the importance of designing for accessibility from the start, ways to engage students in the online environment, and how inclusive design ultimately serves all students.

Gonzaga, Springboard Launch Cybersecurity, Software Engineering 'Bootcamp' Programs, Focusing on Career Prep

Springboard, an online learning platform that emphasizes mentor-student relationships, today unveiled a new partnership with Gonzaga University to deliver two online “bootcamps” to learners aiming for careers in cybersecurity and software engineering.

Western Governors University Adds Peer-to-Peer Support to Competency-Based Courses

Western Governors University's College of Information Technology has adopted InScribe's digital community platform to bring a peer-to-peer support model to its competency-based courses.

Varsity Tutors Launches Essay Review Service

Varsity Tutors, an online live learning platform used by students from elementary school through college, has launched On-Demand Essay Review, a new service that allows students to upload a draft of their work to its secure Live Learning platform and get coaching and feedback from tutors within 48 hours.

Why Banning ChatGPT in Class Is a Mistake

Artificial intelligence can be a valuable learning tool, if used in the right context. Here are ways to embrace ChatGPT and encourage students to think critically about the content it produces.



14 Technology Predictions for Higher Education in 2023

How will technologies and practices like artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, digital transformation, and change management impact colleges and universities this year? Here's what the experts told us.

WCET Survey: 6 Things Students Want to Know Before Enrolling in Digital Courses

Students who want to enroll in digital courses are finding that not enough information is provided ahead of time in order for them to be successful, a 2022 WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) partnership survey found.

D2L: Education at Its Core Is Innately Human

CT asks D2L President Stephen Laster to comment on critical issues for education, on the technologies and practices that can help make a difference, and on the projects he's found most rewarding and productive.

7 Questions with Lumen Learning Founders Kim Thanos and David Wiley

Over the past decade, Lumen Learning has expanded its focus on open educational resources to encompass courseware, professional development, online community building and more. Here's how the company is tackling challenges of equity and student success.

UC Davis Launching MOOCs and Professional Certificate on EdX

The University of California, Davis, which offers massive open online courses on several other online learning platforms, has now also partnered with edX to launch a suite of free MOOCs, along with a professional certificate program in search engine optimization.