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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.

Faculty members at San Jose State U. urge outside review of institution's governance

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After a year of experimenting with online education, faculty members at San Jose State University raise the alarm about governance at the institution.

 

 

Market forecast predicts major growth within LMS industry

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A new market forecast suggests learning management systems won't just survive for another five years -- they'll thrive.

Survey shows IT as a service dominates top priorities among university IT officials

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The 2013 Campus Computing Survey shows officials minimizing the role of individual technologies to focus on IT as a service for faculty development and student success.

As colleges prepare for major software upgrades, Kuali tries to woo them from from corporate vendors

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As colleges replace aging campus management software, billions will be spent. Can open-source Kuali save money, and gain traction against corporate competitors?

With malicious attacks on the rise, universities seek security

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The number of malicious attacks colleges and universities are bombarded with has increased exponentially over the last decade, but so have institutions' means of fighting back.

An accreditor for emerging models in higher education

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Talk of a new accreditor for emerging course providers or even individual courses heats up, as experts describe how the idea might take shape.

U. of Florida races to create online campus as Jan. 1 opening date approaches

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With a combination of existing online courses, borrowed ideas and a little help from a private partner, the U. of Florida races to create a degree-granting online arm before the Jan. 1 launch date.

MIT announces two MOOC sequences as edX strategy begins to take shape

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Are MIT and edX's announcements about MOOC sequences and verified certificates of completion a sign of things to come, or just another round of experimentation?

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