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ICANN's personalized domain names attracts little interest from higher education

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The Internet will soon be flooded with personalized domain names, but the near-$200,000 price tag appears to have scared colleges and universities away.

After failed talks, Academic Partnerships and Coursera both introduce online course 'Specializations'

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Coursera and Academic Partnerships both introduce online course "Specializations" after they held talks about working on the idea together.

After two years of MOOC mania, enthusiasm for online education dips

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Survey shows academic leaders' enthusiasm for online education dipped in 2013 after interest among institutions with no such offerings faltered.

Lynn University to drop Blackboard Learn in favor of iTunes U

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The iPad-embracing Lynn University will drop its current learning management system, Blackboard Learn, in favor of Apple's iTunes U.

White House science council recommends U.S., accreditors support MOOCs

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President Obama's science and technology council recommends the federal government and regional accreditors get out of the way for MOOCs.

San Jose State U. resurrects scaled-back online course experiment with MOOC provider Udacity

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University will offer a new round of the courses it created with Udacity -- but this time as regular college classes.

Digital Freedom Group's road to recognition sparks legal debate at Iowa State U.

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A student group's road to recognition at Iowa State University leads the institution to examine where privacy and legality overlap.

Study on online learning finds it helps, not hurts, credential attainment

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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.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology names edX key component in educational strategy

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Using the MOOC provider edX, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology starts to talk about "unbundling" its own education.

 

Distance education state reciprocity initiative prepares to welcome first members

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An effort to simplify how institutions are authorized to operate in multiple states prepares to invite its first members.

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