Tags Columbia University

New research center to explore future of online learning

by Emily Bamforth

As online learning grows, the U.S. Department of Education is funding a research center to develop practices for instructors to help struggling students.

Flexibility key for universities' hybrid learning, researchers say

by Emily Bamforth

To best engage students in the age of remote learning, university pedagogy researchers said it's important to offer options.

University technologies among competitors for $100 million idea grant

by Jake Williams

Water security, environmental monitoring and an international education network are some of the top issues addressed by U.S. colleges and universities.

Database of 7 million syllabi pulls back the curtain on higher ed

by Katya Schwenk

Course data from 2,500 universities is revealing the most-taught literature and other trends in a revamped tool made at Columbia University.

Columbia, IBM launch two blockchain accelerator programs

by Ryan Johnston

The programs, one for students and the other for companies with products already under development, each have 10 spots up for grabs.

Columbia University opens center to boost research and innovation around blockchain

by Ryan Johnston

The Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, a joint partnership between Columbia and IBM, has three research tracks and a blockchain accelerator.

Education secretary urges SXSW EDU audience to ‘rethink higher education’

by Wyatt Kash

Betsy DeVos and a panel of entrepreneurs highlight need for more agile ways to meet students’ needs.