June 26, 2012
At Virginia and elsewhere, would-be reformers cite technology as forcing higher education to change. But that's often an excuse for politically motivated decisions, writes Johann Neem.
June 20, 2012
Records show that board leaders who organized President Sullivan's ouster also wanted a major push into online education.
June 15, 2012
Steve Cohen writes that interactive online education, not MOOCs, may be the real challenge for traditional higher ed.
June 15, 2012
Students can earn college credit by combining MOOCs and prior learning assessment -- two potential higher education "disruptions." And experts predict many students soon will.
June 11, 2012
Coursera, edX and Udacity are making a name for themselves by giving away "elite" courses free. But eventually their investors will want them to be self-sustaining and profitable. How might they do that?
June 6, 2012
Western Governors U. says it will pay McGraw-Hill for course content based on how well students do with it. Pearson is also using the model.
June 5, 2012
Data from Coursera and Udacity scratch the surface of crucial questions about MOOC demographics. One early finding is that most of the students are from outside the U.S.
May 25, 2012
Despite the high-profile buzz, elite universities’ move online won’t be what upends the higher ed market, writes Ryan Craig.
May 22, 2012
In a study spanning six public universities, students taught statistics mainly through software learned as much as peers taught primarily by humans. And the robots got the job done quicker.
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