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Even as colleges add massive online courses or grant credit for them, survey finds most presidents are dubious that the innovation will transform learning or produce savings.
Vote by professors forces university to withdraw from participation in online credit courses for undergraduates.
California bill to increase use of online course providers gets changed to give faculty more say -- but not yet kudos from said faculty.
Declining a rare courtship from a top MOOC provider, Amherst sends the joint venture of Harvard and MIT packing. Professors say they didn't like where the project is taking higher education.
Florida lawmakers want to boost MOOCs and upend the traditional quality control system by letting state officials demand that public colleges grant credit for courses offered by unaccredited institutions.
Coursera, which made a name for itself offering free courses from elite universities, begins to make money.
In an era of free online classes, one university wants students to pay to fly across the world to be taught together online, by professors who may not be on campus. Will this model work?
William Bowen, former Princeton president, argues in new book that technology can lower college costs, but there remain more questions than answers.
Many state universities and small liberal arts colleges that want to partner with Coursera may not want to wait by the phone.
As details emerge for plan to outsource some courses, idea attracts considerable interest and considerable faculty scrutiny.
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