Instructional technology / distance education

Apple drops new iPad apps for digital textbook creation and distribution

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Any digital textbook revolution that flows from Apple's splashy unveiling may be contingent on everybody adopting its vaunted computing tablet, experts say.

Tech giant unveils iBooks 2, iBook Author, and upgraded iTunes U

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LIVE UPDATES: Officials announce 100 new courses produced with colleges, and plans to make textbooks far more versatile.

What does the LMS of the future look like?

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Two young companies try to elbow their way into the learning-management market, while another looks to subvert it from the outside.

U.S. News & World Report releases first ever online college program rankings

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Despite data collection bugs, U.S. News & World Report publishes the first online iteration of its controversial college rankings.

Daytona State reins in its push toward e-textbooks

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Daytona State reins in a plan to push students and faculty toward electronic textbooks.

HighEdWeb 2015 Annual Conference

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The Learning House acquires Carnegie Mellon U. spinoff Acatar

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The Learning House, an online enabler, acquires Carnegie Mellon U spinoff Acatar to be more competitive among prestigious universities.

Justice Department moves to intervene in disability discrimination lawsuit

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The U.S. Department of Justice seeks to join a blind student's discrimination lawsuit against Miami University in Ohio. The university denies the allegations.

Four liberal arts colleges, early to the MOOC scene, form online education consortium

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Four liberal arts colleges -- all early adopters of massive open online courses -- form a consortium to expand their online education efforts.

U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to offer online M.B.A. through Coursera

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U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partners with massive open online course provider Coursera to launch a low-cost online M.B.A.


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