One year into a two-year pilot program, UT’s test of the utility of new online learning technology compared to other online platforms currently in use has resulted in an additional $1 million appropriation from the state of Tennessee for more … Continue reading Is Video the Future?
There is a wave of change hitting universities across the country, questioning the purpose and value of higher education. Continue reading What is the Future of Higher Education?
Richard Griffin, an accounting professor at UT Martin has been teaching online since 1998. Continue reading Teaching Online
Marcus Myers, an IT staff member at UTC, was the first person to sign up for the online UTC Achieve Degree. Continue reading Earning a Degree Online
Massive Open Online Courses are a hot new platform for delivering education, and they are creating quite a stir in academic circles. Continue reading What is a MOOC?
New technologies on campus are helping both students and instructors in the classroom. Continue reading Tech Tools
It’s midnight on a week night, and campus is eerily quiet. The Strip is nearly empty, and most students have gone to sleep. For Morgan Cripps, class is just starting. Continue reading Learning Online
Gov. Bill Haslam talks about his “Drive to 55” initiative. He says the future of the state and the University of Tennessee are linked. Continue reading Q&A with Gov. Bill Haslam
Randy Boyd, special advisor on higher education, talks about his role in determining the future. He says getting adults to finish their degrees is a goal of the state. Continue reading Q&A with Randy Boyd
This medication therapy management class is taught simultaneously in Memphis and Knoxville by videoconference. Second-year College of Pharmacy students in both cities are able to interact with each other and their two instructors. Continue reading Teaching in Two Places
Senator Lamar Alexander believes the future of higher education rests in innovation. “Giving our colleges and universities a chance to prosper again will allow us to reassert the greatness of our nation’s universities.” Continue reading Higher Education: The Federal Perspective
The College of Dentistry at the Health Science Center in Memphis has the largest dental simulation lab in the country. Continue reading Learning by Practice