Equipping faculty and engaging students key in digital transformation

Despite high usage of digital sources during the Covid-19 crisis, mixed student feedback has indicated a need to improve student experience, engagement and outcomes, according to a survey of 17,000 students organised by L.E.K. Consulting. “Folks just think that digital transformation is about getting your content online” Ashwin Assomull, who is a partner in Global Education Practice […]

Pennsylvania system gears up for major faculty, program cuts

Dive Brief: Five universities within the financially struggling Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education intend to lay off more than 100 full-time faculty members by the end of the academic year.  The faculty, who are tenure or tenure-track, received notice...

Faculty confidence in online learning grew this summer, survey finds

Dive Brief:  Nearly half (49%) of college faculty members view online learning as an effective method of teaching, according to an August survey of more than 3,600 instructors from Tyton Partners, an investment bank and consulting firm that covers the education...

College faculty, officials feel prepared to teach online: report

Dive Brief: The majority of college faculty members and administrators feel prepared to teach at least some classes online, according to a new survey of nearly 900 instructors and administrators conducted in early August. However, around a third of instructors and a...