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After two years of MOOC mania, enthusiasm for online education dips

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Survey shows academic leaders' enthusiasm for online education dipped in 2013 after interest among institutions with no such offerings faltered.

Lynn University to drop Blackboard Learn in favor of iTunes U

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The iPad-embracing Lynn University will drop its current learning management system, Blackboard Learn, in favor of Apple's iTunes U.

White House science council recommends U.S., accreditors support MOOCs

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President Obama's science and technology council recommends the federal government and regional accreditors get out of the way for MOOCs.

San Jose State U. resurrects scaled-back online course experiment with MOOC provider Udacity

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University will offer a new round of the courses it created with Udacity -- but this time as regular college classes.

Digital Freedom Group's road to recognition sparks legal debate at Iowa State U.

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A student group's road to recognition at Iowa State University leads the institution to examine where privacy and legality overlap.

Study on online learning finds it helps, not hurts, credential attainment

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New study of online learning, finding those who've taken distance courses to be more likely to earn certificates and degrees, is at odds with earlier research focusing on shorter-term outcomes.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology names edX key component in educational strategy

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Using the MOOC provider edX, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology starts to talk about "unbundling" its own education.

 

Distance education state reciprocity initiative prepares to welcome first members

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An effort to simplify how institutions are authorized to operate in multiple states prepares to invite its first members.

Faculty members at San Jose State U. urge outside review of institution's governance

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After a year of experimenting with online education, faculty members at San Jose State University raise the alarm about governance at the institution.

 

 

Market forecast predicts major growth within LMS industry

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A new market forecast suggests learning management systems won't just survive for another five years -- they'll thrive.

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