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.
Sliding enrollments at for-profit colleges mean less work for adjuncts who teach online. And these faculty cutbacks happen quietly, and sometimes without much warning.
Annual survey finds that enrollments in online courses and programs grew at 9.3 percent rate, lowest level in a decade -- and that campus officials don't know what to make of MOOCs.
A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.
Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.
At European gathering of international educators, speakers ask, "Where are we headed?"
With job training in mind, Pennsylvania's regional public universities go big on offering credit for prior learning and stackable credentials.
A survey of freshmen finds that while most high school students use online education websites on their own time, very few see fully online courses in their higher education future.
The U.S. Education Department must do more to prevent financial aid fraud in distance education, a federal audit says.
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