Advocates for new teaching technologies say liberal arts institutions should flock to, not fear, online education.
Florida lawmakers want to boost MOOCs and upend the traditional quality control system by letting state officials demand that public colleges grant credit for courses offered by unaccredited institutions.
Coursera, which made a name for itself offering free courses from elite universities, begins to make money.
In an era of free online classes, one university wants students to pay to fly across the world to be taught together online, by professors who may not be on campus. Will this model work?
Stanford University, birthplace of two MOOC companies, decides to work with a nonprofit started by MIT and Harvard.
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.
Florida and New York try to expand their online course catalogs while consolidating authority.
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.
Company established by founder of Princeton Review buys nascent e-learning platform, as part of plan to help colleges use technology to lower tuition.