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Columbia University hosts digital memorial for online professor

The death of a professor who was passionate about online learning prompted colleagues, students and friends to pay tribute to him through the medium he championed.

The high price of online learning at Colorado's rural community colleges

High tuition fees for distance education courses are keeping some community colleges in Colorado afloat. But should rural students pay the price?

Minerva Project draws notice for its practical, rigorous curriculum and student learning results

The Minerva Project's big contribution to higher education might not be its vision of an elite, global university, but the groundbreaking curriculum it hopes to export to universities around the world.

College profs say smartphones can help low-income students have academic success

An academic prompts debate after commenting on low-income students’ need for smartphones and how lack of access to the devices can hurt college performance.

Autograder issues upset students at Berkeley

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Computer science students at the University of California, Berkeley, are frustrated with a malfunctioning autograding system.

Liberal arts college and boot camp team up to offer new computer science degree

A coding boot camp and a liberal arts university share instructors and accreditation to create a new computer science degree, aimed at making graduates of both institutions more employable.

Coming to a shopping mall near you: Georgia Tech?

Georgia Tech moves forward with plans to create storefronts for its online education programs, joining a growing number of institutions offering hybrid online learning experiences.  

Colleges rush to prepare for Amazon expansion

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As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs.

Big data, AI prompt major expansions at UC Berkeley and MIT

As reach of big data and AI grows, UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveil plans for major expansions.

In the spirit of open source, educators should collaborate -- even with rivals (opinion)

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

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