Data from Coursera and Udacity scratch the surface of crucial questions about MOOC demographics. One early finding is that most of the students are from outside the U.S.
International Higher Education
China strives to build world-class universities, but can it develop the equivalent of the University of California? Cristina González asks.
Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates delivers opening plenary speech at conference of international educators.
A public university in Italy transitions to English-only instruction. Meanwhile, some Israelis worry that institutions there have moved too far in that direction. Can universities be both “international” and “national"?
While American universities are among those that profit from international education, other countries pursue a different path.
Houston Community College's experiences in Qatar -- including issues of gender segregation, administrative infighting and student discontent -- provide a cautionary tale of foreign expansion.
Some American universities have partnerships that seek to stop brain drain and educate future leaders in the developing world.
Many American colleges want more students from the country, but those whose efforts are relatively young or small say not to expect an immediate enrollment surge.
Affirmative action study at one of India's best universities finds that those from disadvantaged groups don't catch up.
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