As tension over drones is rising, so too is their use among academics. The unmanned vehicles' potential for research is huge, but privacy concerns remain.
Oxford's decision to temporarily cut off access to a popular Google product because of security concerns generates discussion -- and some disagreement.
American Council on Education puts stamp of approval on Coursera courses from Duke, Penn and UC-Irvine -- none of which would grant credits themselves.
As MOOC "power users" emerge, Coursera looks to deputize its most devoted students to improve its courses.
Facing the problem of fraud, colleges turn to video interviewing services to gain additional information about their Chinese applicants.
New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.
Coursera strikes licensing agreement with Antioch University, bringing business model for massive online courses into sharper focus.
U. of Texas System wants to use its edX partnership to aid its goals of reducing costs and increasing completion. That will mean awarding credit, under certain conditions, for MOOCs.
With HathiTrust ruling, 'fair use' advocates in academe continue a legal winning streak that could have historic implications.
Scholars debate the etiquette of live-tweeting academic conferences.
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