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Evidence-Based Teaching, Faculty Mindset, Student Outcomes the Subject of New National Study

The Association of College and University Educators is embarking on a major new study that will examine the relationship between evidence-based teaching practices, faculty mindset and student outcomes in gateway courses.

Survey of College Students Shows High Interest in Peer Mental Health Counseling Services, Especially in Marginalized Groups

A recent survey of more than 2,000 U.S. college students reveals widespread interest in peer mental health counseling services, with one in five respondents having already used such programs, and more than 60% of those who haven't saying they are interested in using them. 

Report: Top Uses of Video in Teaching and Learning

In a recent survey, a whopping 97% of education professionals agreed that video is essential to students' academic experience.

Survey: Cheating Concerns in Online Courses Have Eased

College instructors have changed their attitudes toward academic integrity in online courses, according to a new report from Wiley.

7 Keys to Building Equity in Digital Learning

A new report from Every Learner Everywhere, produced in collaboration with Tyton Partners and the Association for Public and Land-grant Universities, offers strategies for investing in digital learning infrastructure while bridging equity gaps to better serve under-represented students.



Enrollment, Absences, Lack of Engagement Top Challenges During COVID

It's no surprise that enrollment has been a pain point for colleges and universities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent D2L survey of 171 higher education leaders across North America, 30% of respondents confirmed that enrollment was an area where they've seen the greatest drop-off for students over the past two years.

Survey: 78% of Workers Who Leave Their Jobs Turn to Online Learning to Reskill

A new survey from Cengage Group examined why workers quit, what opportunities they are exploring next and what they are doing to achieve those goals.

GSV Unveils 2022 EdTech150 List of Leading Companies in Digital Learning

GSV Ventures has unveiled the 2022 edition of the GSV EdTech 150, its annual list of the world’s “leading, most transformational growth companies in digital learning.”

University of Cambridge, Cambridge Hospitals Partner with GigXR to Co-Create Holographic Simulation Medical Training

GigXR, a global provider of extended reality (XR) solutions for instructor-led teaching and training, has partnered with the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to co-create holographic acute-care simulations for training medical professionals at every level, according to a news release.

Community College Students Want More Flexibility, Technology in Their Courses

When asked about their preferences for a post-pandemic academic experience, most community college students in a recent survey said they want to take some courses in a fully online format, and many desired a combination of in-person and online instruction.