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.
An effort to simplify how institutions are authorized to operate in multiple states prepares to invite its first members.
After months on the fence, Wake Forest University joins 2U's Semester Online consortium just as its fall pilot gets under way, but initial student interest at some institutions has been tepid.
Competency-based education takes a major step forward in its challenge to seat time as College for America awards its first degree.
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.
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.
California bill to increase use of online course providers gets changed to give faculty more say -- but not yet kudos from said faculty.
Higher education's most powerful association throws its weight behind "disruptions" to the industry. Can the establishment help lead the revolution?
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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