Online Education

  • Higher Education Policy Toolkit

    Education creates opportunities and is integral to maintaining America’s globally competitive economy. An educated workforce begins in local communities and…

  • Online Program Managers (OPMs) Backgrounder

    Online program management (OPM) entities are service providers that work through contracts with colleges and universities to take academic…

  • Policy Toolkit 3.0

    Today’s students are more diverse than any previous generation of college students: they’re diverse in age, race, and income…

  • 101: Distance Education

    Today's students—who are more diverse in age, race, and income than any previous generation—are more likely to be older,…

  • Distance Education Backgrounder

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic made distance education the new normal, it was steadily becoming more common. Today’s students—many…

  • FAQ: Distance Education Accreditation and COVID-19 Waivers

    Today’s students—37 percent of whom are over the age of 25, a quarter of whom are parents, and 60…

  • It’s Past Due for Online Education Students and Programs To Be Appreciated

    Starting in the 1990s—which is a relatively long time ago for me and many Millenials (I went to elementary…

  • How the Pandemic Experience Could be an Opportunity to Improve Online Learning: Let’s Not Waste It!

    Who would have guessed that it would take a pandemic to expose online education as a critical modality to…

  • Is Online Higher Education Working? Only Data Will Tell

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    As thousands of colleges and millions of college students prepare for a fall semester that will likely be partially…

  • Accountability in a Post-Pandemic Landscape

    Every day, colleges and universities are facing new and difficult realities as they address the unprecedented circumstances brought about…

  • COVID-19 Accelerated Online Learning, But Where Do We Go From Here?

    Shifting Indiana’s higher education learning system to an online delivery model overnight would have seemed impossible at the beginning…

  • Powerful Together: Competency-Based Education and Online Delivery

    Higher education—and sweeping aspects of American life—were upended seemingly overnight in March. Millions of students started the month on…