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Study questions effectiveness of online education for at-risk students

New study finds students at most risk may be those least well served by learning outside the classroom.

Report finds growth but volatility in online education market

Online enrollment continues to grow as the total number of students in college shrinks. The growth is particularly strong at private nonprofit colleges, report finds.

Analysts, colleges question Blackboard's all-of-the-above strategy

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The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin.

How the University of Chicago is helping graduate students find meaningful careers

Institutions want to help their graduate students find meaningful work. Here's how the University of Chicago is doing it.

U of California, Berkeley, to delete publicly available educational content

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Starting March 15, the university will begin removing more than 20,000 video and audio lectures from public view as a result of a Justice Department accessibility order.

Working paper finds little return on investment from online education

New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."

Study challenges cost and price myths of online education

Study challenges the myth that digital instruction costs less -- both for students and for the colleges producing the courses.

Disability rights advocates shift strategies to ensure equal rights in the digital age

As higher education turns increasingly digital, disability rights advocates turn to legal measures -- and an attentive Justice Department -- to address the challenges facing students with disabilities.

Georgia Institute of Technology to award credit through massive open online course in computer science

Georgia Tech, having enrolled thousands of students in its well-regarded online master's degree program in computer science, expands its experiments with low-cost online education for undergraduates.

Working paper explores effect of online education growth on higher ed market

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Paper finds growth of fully online degree programs led to increased spending and falling enrollments at some place-based colleges, but had little impact on tuition rates.

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