New survey of faculty members finds decreased time on teaching, gender differences in classroom approaches, and more stress in the public than private sector. Plus new data on part-timers.
Education Department leaders huddle with hotshots of higher education "disruption" and college leaders to talk about encouraging innovation.
Competency-based education is poised to spread, with expected backing from the Education Department and new ground charted by Southern New Hampshire University.
Growth in adult students' interest in online education is stagnating, report finds, and colleges will have to do more to stand out online.
The Gates Foundation is ponying up to learn if MOOCs could work for remedial students, a departure from the current slate of MOOCs. Developmental education experts say the idea could work, but others remain skeptical.
North Carolina's community colleges go big on curriculum tweaks for green jobs training, showing what a strong system office can do.
As the first humanities MOOCs hit the ground, professors and students contemplate the limitations of Coursera's peer-grading system.
With job training in mind, Pennsylvania's regional public universities go big on offering credit for prior learning and stackable credentials.
A professor sent a mass e-mail to all of the students in his course when some of them argued that Christianity is a superior religion. Was he right to do so?
Remediation isn't working, but it's not all that discouraging to students and might serve other purposes, a study finds -- such as helping colleges cope with overenrolled regular courses.
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