California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.
Carnegie Mellon doesn't want to give its courses away. It does want to promote new forms of instruction -- but only if they have business models.
A professor's reflection on personalities prevalent in academe strikes a chord with scholars.
Black, male and academically underprepared students fare worse in online than in face-to-face courses, while outcomes for adults actually gain on traditional-age students in online settings, study suggests.
Should universities require graduate students to pare down years of research into a soundbite that can be understood by non-scholars?
Coursera and edX both double in size and look for larger international audiences.
American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.
Amid student confusion and frustration, Coursera calls off a course one week in. The subject? "Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application."
Supporters of university libraries are worried by the Justice Department's unexpected interest in filing a brief in the battle over e-reserves.
Sliding enrollments at for-profit colleges mean less work for adjuncts who teach online. And these faculty cutbacks happen quietly, and sometimes without much warning.
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