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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.


January 26, 2022
U.S. Department of Education has started a program review to study financial aid practices at Ohio’s Eastern Gateway Community College.
January 21, 2022
A new, free online certificate program from Arizona State’s Thunderbird School of Global Management will be offered in 40 languages and seeks to reach refugees, women and others in the developing world.
January 19, 2022
With its accreditor’s decision on potential sanctions due soon, the University of Arizona Global Campus is also contending with lower-than-expected enrollment and a California lawsuit against its corporate partner.
January 13, 2022
Successful mitigation measures allow colleges to bring students back to campus, even as COVID-19 cases are taking off. Strategies vary by campus, with some efforts limited by governing boards.
January 10, 2022
Some institutions that began the semester online are now pushing their return-to-campus dates further out in response to Omicron, citing spiking numbers and breakthrough infections.
January 6, 2022
With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 raging, a majority of institutions are putting their trust in vaccines and tried and true mitigation strategies to bring students back to campus this semester.
December 9, 2021
University of North Carolina will create an internal unit to build and manage online programs from the system’s 17 campuses for learners largely ignored by many universities.
November 22, 2021
A free college program for union members has boosted Eastern Gateway’s enrollment to nearly 47,000, but it has also raised questions about an outside company’s influence at the Ohio institution—including on academic matters.
November 17, 2021
The online learning platform absorbs the nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT to expand its reach. Philosophical concerns linger, but edX partners will benefit from new investment.
November 12, 2021
Eastern Gateway Community College offered free courses to union members, and enrollment skyrocketed. But the institution’s accreditor put the college on probation, saying the rapid growth hurt the education offered.


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