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For-credit MOOC proves popular among MIT students

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MIT students reported that taking course online -- instead of same course on campus -- was less stressful than their in-person classes.

White paper explores how to redesign scholarly monograph for digital use

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Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.

Study questions effectiveness of online education for at-risk students

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

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 one instructor is pursuing accessibility in online education

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Issues are being brought to the forefront as education becomes more digital. Inside Higher Ed profiles a Ph.D. student as she designs her first online course.

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.

Study challenges cost and price myths of online education

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

Georgia Tech launches second low-cost online master's degree program

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Three years after its low-cost MOOC-inspired master’s degree program in computer science launched, the institute announces a new program in analytics priced at less than $10,000.

Duke professors report emails from someone falsely claiming to be student, seeking information on their courses

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Duke warns professors about emails from someone claiming to be a student, seeking information about their courses -- many in fields criticized by some on the right. Some Michigan and Denver faculty members have received similar emails but from different source.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites academe to collaborate on future of libraries

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology issues an invitation to publishers, researchers and universities to collaborate on a vision for the future of libraries.

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