San Jose State's study of its work using MOOCs to teach some course points to many problems not mentioned in last month's optimistic update.
More female professors are experimenting with MOOCs, but men and STEM classes still dominate course offerings.
Student performance is up, retention is down, and San Jose State University's partnership with a MOOC provider is still on pause for the fall.
Guided by student performance results, two psychology professors at the U. of Texas at Austin take their introductory course online in what they think is the first ever "SMOC."
Can education be free and online and yet reject some of the choices made by proponents of massive open online courses? A class about to debut aims to show what's possible.
In report to faculty and students, UT president outlines principles for online education and asks for greater input from professors.
As fall approaches, some campuses get ready to grant credit for MOOCs.
Accreditor shuts down Ivy Bridge College, raising questions about where to draw the line in online partnerships between colleges and technology companies.
Community colleges use open-source, MOOC-style content as study guides for remedial courses, and some are choosing homegrown content over courses from MOOC providers.
San Jose State's experiment with MOOC provider attracted enormous attention when it was launched. But students didn't do as well as they did in traditional classes.
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