Coursera has come under attack after an instructor conducted a social experiment on his students, but the MOOC provider is sticking with its hands-off policies, saying they promote academic freedom.
Survey suggests students in fully online programs are motivated by furthering their careers -- and that they will look outside their home states to do so.
Georgia Tech is still putting the finishing touches on its affordable MOOC-like online master's degree, but students report a rewarding (and rigorous) first semester. However, enrollment and tuition targets may need some adjusting.
Administrators and faculty members reflect about future of online education on their campuses as 2U's Semester Online consortium nears its end.
The online education provider's for-credit, online course pooling consortium will disband by the end of the summer.
With a year and a half to go until the University of Arkansas launches its online institution, can the system avoid the pitfalls that have doomed similar initiatives?
Six months after the historically black university announced a major push with Pearson to offer online degrees, the plans are on hold.
University will offer a new round of the courses it created with Udacity -- but this time as regular college classes.
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
New study of online learning, finding those who've taken distance courses to be more likely to earn certificates and degrees, is at odds with earlier research focusing on shorter-term outcomes.
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