Online learning

Online learning

Jan 26, 2023
After a local newspaper broke the story based on a leak, the two institutions confirmed they are discussing a potential deal.


September 14, 2022
Students who actively choose virtual programs because their work or family lives demand it are more satisfied with their online studies than they were before the pandemic, a new survey finds.
September 7, 2022
The pandemic may be fading, but some students still need accommodations and flexibility, proponents say. Others argue that recorded lectures inhibit class discussion, compromise privacy and threaten faculty intellectual property rights.
September 1, 2022
Black, Hispanic and low-income community college students who take up to half their courses online increase their odds of completing degrees, a working paper finds. Fully online learners are less likely to earn a credential.
August 11, 2022
Outlier creates a network of institutions to try to fix a broken system of transfer credit. Experts applaud the company's efforts, but its for-profit nature may limit acceptance by some institutions.
August 9, 2022
Chief online officers believe most students' academic paths will feature prominent online components by 2025, a new survey finds. Other campus leaders see bigger role for in-person learning.
August 5, 2022
Can technology help equalize students’ access to relationships that provide support, information and opportunity?
August 2, 2022
University buys assets of publicly traded Zovio to bring management of its roughly 28,000 online students in-house, citing online program management’s “inherent conflict.” Glad you finally noticed, critics say.
August 1, 2022
2U is laying off 20 percent of its workforce in wake of merger with edX but resetting how it charges institutions and offering them incentives to lower tuition.
July 21, 2022
The U.S. Education Department says Eastern Gateway Community College’s online program violated federal financial aid rules. The college warns that freezing the program could endanger its future.
July 15, 2022
The private nonprofit Ohio institutions are partnering to create a new national university system. Leaders envision a collaborative system with pooled resources and are seeking other partners.


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