Saylor Foundation's 240 free online courses now offer a pathway to college credit, thanks to new partnerships with Excelsior College and StraighterLine. But will students follow that path?
UCLA and the National Labor College team up to offer an online certificate geared toward undocumented immigrants.
How will MOOCs change the financial models of universities that have built revenue streams with credit courses online?
While only a minority of HBCUs offer online or blended programs, the numbers are growing.
Education Department will not enforce rule requiring distance education programs to get permission to operate from every state in which they enroll students.
Survey shows that totally online programs are attracting primarily women, white people and fully employed workers with good salaries -- many of whom want degrees in business.
Despite rumors that U. of Washington would be first to award credit for success in free online courses, universities remain at impasse over meaningful recognition of MOOC success.
Another public institution embraces competency-based degree programs, this time with the help of a business.
As he makes his own foray into distance education, John Thelin, who describes himself as the "archetypal Old Prof," tries to make sense of Inside Higher Ed’s recent survey of faculty views on the topic.
Bryn Mawr experiments with artificially intelligent teaching software, says "blended" online learning might reinforce, rather than undermine, mission of small, residential colleges.