Academic leaders of Big 10 and U. of Chicago issue statement promoting joint online instruction, but suggesting that universities may be better off managing it without corporate involvement.
While administrators at 10 state systems and flagship universities planned major partnerships with Coursera, some faculty leaders say they were in the dark.
Coursera announces major expansion into public higher ed. Some see potential to use software for traditional online courses, while others see textbook alternatives, new LMS options or a platform for their own MOOCs.
Jason Richwine quit Heritage Foundation amid controversy over his Harvard dissertation on race and IQ. Critics are now raising questions about work by a Michigan State physicist and vice president.
The details behind Georgia Tech's new deal with Udacity: big dollars and new types of instructional aides -- including some who work for the outside company.
Stanford hires Carnegie Mellon's Candace Thille, part of larger effort by university to shape study of learning science in higher education.
The Cal State chancellor's office is looking to break the course bottleneck and, in the process, could change life sciences education by ending in-person lab experience for many non-majors.
Top-tier universities said in November they would work with 2U for a project known as Semester Online. As this fall’s launch date approaches, several have backed away.
A report aims to reframe a hot debate in California over online education as lawmakers get ready to work on the state's budget.
Georgia Tech and Udacity, a MOOC provider, team up to dramatically lower the cost of a computer science master's degree.
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