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Research universities quietly collaborate with Facebook. What are they working on?

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A growing number of academics are working with the social media platform to build new products, but few want to talk about it.

Pioneering college tries to stay relevant amid intensifying competition

Excelsior College, founded to help adults complete degrees online, staggers after curtailing its biggest program over quality concerns. Administrators say "repositioning" is working, but a more competitive market awaits.

Ohio State professor's technology ban finds positive reaction and results

At an institution that prides itself on its use of technology, one professor goes in the opposite direction -- banning all electronic devices in his classes.

A technology 'evangelist' believes colleges can teach their digital natives a thing or two

Colleges will have to change how they teach Gen Z students in the era of digitization, but the students have much to learn, too: "We're wiser than they are."

Speakers at ASU+GSV focus more on job training and less on disruption

Softer tone and focus on job training at ASU+GSV, the glitzy educational technology conference.

Universities work to offer complete Wi-Fi coverage on campus

Students expect wireless internet access everywhere on campus, and colleges and universities pay millions to provide it.

Small private college partners with Pearson to go national with online program

Maryville University has bold plans for expansion online, with Pearson's help, but experts warn that the small private university could struggle to stand out.

North Dakota University System blocks child porn

North Dakota University System limits its network after a series of recent arrests.

Analysis shows Georgia Tech’s online master's in computer science expanded access

Analysis of Georgia Tech’s MOOC-inspired online master's in computer science suggests that institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale. But will other colleges follow?

Udacity ends pledge for students to get hired or get their money back

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Online education provider Udacity quietly drops money-back pledge for those who can't find a job after finishing their studies.

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