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University of Texas System Bets Big on Microcredentials

The system, with about 250,000 students, has teamed up with microcredential provider Coursera in its largest partnership yet, which will get students credentialed by tech giants including Meta, IBM and Google.

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Why Professors Are Polarized on AI

Academics who perceive threats to education from AI band together as a survival mechanism. The resulting alliances echo divisions formed during online learning’s emergence.

Ep. 98: Streamlining and Scaling Transfer for Equity’s Sake

This week’s episode explores how university systems are working to improve student mobility between and among institutions.

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A Women’s College’s Profitable Foray Into Online Learning

Spelman’s experiment with in-house certificate programs earned nearly $2 million in its first year, exceeding its expectations.

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More Professors Aware of, and Using, Open Educational Resources

A study finds increasing levels of buy-in of open resources, with about three in 10 instructors requiring OER in their courses.

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Risks and Rewards as Higher Ed Invests in an AI Future

Experts urge both action and caution as institutions pour millions into artificial intelligence.

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Majority of Faculty Prefers In-Person Teaching, but Just Barely

An Educause survey finds that faculty members also want more help and time when it comes to working with technology and remote learning.