American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.
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.
Annual survey finds that enrollments in online courses and programs grew at 9.3 percent rate, lowest level in a decade -- and that campus officials don't know what to make of MOOCs.
A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.
Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.
At European gathering of international educators, speakers ask, "Where are we headed?"
With job training in mind, Pennsylvania's regional public universities go big on offering credit for prior learning and stackable credentials.
Brandman University goes all-in with a competency-based bachelor's degree that is online, available on a tablet, and not based on the credit hour. Its projected price tag? $10,000.
The Department of Education slices its online enrollment data to show which students enroll in online courses, and where.
Coursera hires Yale's former president and edX brings in a corporate executive to try to take them to the next level.
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