Coursera, which made a name for itself offering free courses from elite universities, begins to make money.
Academic senates of California's three higher ed systems all now oppose plan to deal with overcrowding by outsourcing instruction and forcing colleges to award credit for programs that may be unaccredited and for-profit.
Many state universities and small liberal arts colleges that want to partner with Coursera may not want to wait by the phone.
At U. of California Santa Cruz, faculty leaders charge that Coursera's deals with instructors endanger hard won intellectual property rights.
As details emerge for plan to outsource some courses, idea attracts considerable interest and considerable faculty scrutiny.
California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.
Higher education's most powerful association throws its weight behind "disruptions" to the industry. Can the establishment help lead the revolution?
Coursera and edX both double in size and look for larger international audiences.
American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.
Amid student confusion and frustration, Coursera calls off a course one week in. The subject? "Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application."
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