At Educause, community college makes the case for student support services as a crucial factor in the battle to survive and thrive in era of online education.
New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.
Coursera strikes licensing agreement with Antioch University, bringing business model for massive online courses into sharper focus.
Funded by Gates Foundation, MyCollege Foundation and Mount St. Mary's College launch Portmont College, a new blended model for earning an associate degree.
Newly launched Cambridge Graduate University has an impressive list of faculty members. Too bad many of them have never heard of it.
With purchase of EmbanetCompass, company seeks to expand its existing services helping colleges take their academic programs into cyberspace.
U. of Texas System wants to use its edX partnership to aid its goals of reducing costs and increasing completion. That will mean awarding credit, under certain conditions, for MOOCs.
As part of the company's gradual reinvention as a provider of agnostic support and consulting, Blackboard -- joining a market place crowded with competitors -- offers to help colleges reinvent themselves online.
In speech to members of online learning group, Sebastian Thrun -- of celebrated massive Stanford online course -- acknowledges extent to which new efforts build on their work.
Does the aggressive move into online education create another way universities might become too dependent on corporations? Mark Edmundson asks.