In an era of free online classes, one university wants students to pay to fly across the world to be taught together online, by professors who may not be on campus. Will this model work?
William Bowen, former Princeton president, argues in new book that technology can lower college costs, but there remain more questions than answers.
Many state universities and small liberal arts colleges that want to partner with Coursera may not want to wait by the phone.
As details emerge for plan to outsource some courses, idea attracts considerable interest and considerable faculty scrutiny.
IT experts are troubled by Harvard's search of administrators' e-mail -- and wonder why the university didn't have policies to prevent what happened.
Western Governors U. and others continue to expand competency-based education amid excitement (and confusion) about President Obama's praise of the approach.
Black, male and academically underprepared students fare worse in online than in face-to-face courses, while outcomes for adults actually gain on traditional-age students in online settings, study suggests.
Oxford's decision to temporarily cut off access to a popular Google product because of security concerns generates discussion -- and some disagreement.
New investor-backed company teams up with public two-year colleges to create honors programs designed to attract top students and help them transfer.
American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.
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