An Electronic Newsletter for IT Professionals in Higher Ed 10/25/2018


  • Report Pegs Cost to Develop an OER Course at $11,700

    According to a recent research project, developing an open education resources course costs, on average, about $11,700, to cover salary and benefits for the instructors involved. Those results come from a study examining the implementation of OER in colleges. The work was commissioned by nonprofit Achieving the Dream.

  • Online Programs in Continuing Higher Ed Struggle to Retain Students, Find Faculty

    Even as online enrollments continued growing (3 percent last year) while overall higher education enrollments fell, a new survey among deans and directors has uncovered a "mismatch" between the online programs they help deliver and student preferences. These kinds of disconnects, according to a report on the findings, result in "mass-market opportunities that are being lost" by the institutions. The project was undertaken by the Association for Continuing Higher Education and Learning House.

  • Call for Entries: 2019 Campus Technology Impact Awards

    The Campus Technology Impact Awards will honor exemplary colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus, doing important work in the service of teaching, learning, administration and operations.


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