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.
McGill professor -- petitioned by students to extend a paper deadline -- makes them laugh while turning them down.
Email from Berkeley lecturer to his students draws praise for his comments on the value of education -- and some criticism for his refusal to honor a picket line.
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.
A conference on online learning promises "A Universe of Opportunities," and attendees interested in faculty development are getting their money's worth.
UConn's stalled proposal to limit outside credits earned by non-transfer students generates controversy and may be a sign of future tussles to come over "unbundled" degrees.
In two separate analyses, researchers cast doubt about claims made by Purdue on the impact of its early-warning system on retention.
Academic and student affairs officers discuss their responsibilities to help first-generation students overcome deficits in exposure to arts and culture -- and the pros and cons of requirements.
Have you ever wished you could tell a student what you really think? One professor recently did so, and regrets the way he did it (if not the substance).
Congress starts getting specific about higher education policy changes, with calls for deregulation and the expansion of competency-based education.
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