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.


April 9, 2021
Coursera’s initial public offering looked good for the company, which the market valued at over $7 billion. That's probably good news for competitors' valuations, even if it's not exactly clear which aspect of the online learning business attracted investors.
March 11, 2021
The shift to remote learning forced STEM instructors to increasingly accept online education. But concerns about how to give students meaningful lab experiences remain.
March 9, 2021
Education-technology company Coursera launched a bid to become a publicly traded company last week, giving industry experts a glimpse at its financial inner workings. The company is losing money, but it might be finding a way to monetize MOOCs.
February 24, 2021
New deal gives 2U access to more companies' employees who are seeking training. Guild gets a broader slate of program offerings and 2U partner universities.
February 19, 2021
A year after many campuses transitioned to remote instruction, blind students continue to encounter barriers that undermine their learning.
February 18, 2021
Faculty members who saw the shift to online learning as an opportunity were less likely to feel burned out or receive poor ratings on their teaching.
February 17, 2021
Campus closures have stopped COVID-19 testing and vaccinations while some colleges struggle through power outages and burst pipes displacing students.
February 15, 2021
New University of Maryland Global Campus president answers questions, sharing his vision for meeting students where they are and expanding the online university's national footprint.
February 5, 2021
The pandemic could spell fewer snow days as colleges use their recent remote learning experience to keep classes going online, even when winter weather hits.
February 4, 2021
The pandemic has clearly demonstrated that online programs must be top quality to keep students enrolled and learning, so any evaluation of such programs should be, too, writes Cliff McCain.


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