Following the return of on-campus education, many universities will retain elements of online or distant learning in their delivery model.

Dublin City University What they use: A range of digital tools and platforms as part of Loop, with Moodle at the core. Zoom for live teaching, Mahar(...)

Distance learning was built into DCU’s DNA from the very beginning, long before the internet arrived in Ireland

Dublin City University What they use: A range of digital tools and platforms as part of Loop, with Moodle at the core. Zoom for live teaching, M(...)

Distance learning was built into DCU’s DNA from the very beginning, long before the internet arrived in Ireland

  Dublin City University What they use A range of digital tools and platforms as part of Loop, with Moodle at the core. Zoom for live teaching(...)

Technology can improve quality, improve access and reduce costs in higher and further education in Ireland. File photograph: iStockPhoto

In 20 years’ time, fewer school leavers will go to college. Far more study options will be available, many on the internet - and much cheaper than wha(...)

‘Our distance learners seem to be very highly motivated. They are very interested and keen to achieve.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Could it be that sending our children to college is an extravagance? Something that would be nice to have, but we can’t really afford and do not re(...)

“Online education has been around for decades. The thing that has really changed is that we now have the technology for one lecturer to teach a hun(...)