Top-tier universities said in November they would work with 2U for a project known as Semester Online. As this fall’s launch date approaches, several have backed away.
Vote by professors forces university to withdraw from participation in online credit courses for undergraduates.
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?
William Bowen, former Princeton president, argues in new book that technology can lower college costs, but there remain more questions than answers.
California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.
American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.
A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.
As the first humanities MOOCs hit the ground, professors and students contemplate the limitations of Coursera's peer-grading system.
World Education University, a company that wants to underwrite "free" degree programs by selling access to student information, exemplifies new wave of higher ed entrepreneurship.
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?
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