LinkedIn buys lynda.com for $1.5 billion, adding online courses to the job networking site's growing portfolio of higher education-related tools.
New America's Kevin Carey answers questions about his new book, The End of College, which looks to the past in charting a possible future for higher education.
Experiments with adaptive learning spread, particularly at large for-profits, as technology takes a wide range of sometimes overlapping forms.
Laureate Education's CEO, Douglas Becker, talks about how the huge for-profit higher-ed company works across 30 countries, where it has hit snags, and what comes next.
Two groups want to create new bodies that would review the academic quality of individual online courses or non-college providers.
National Hispanic University shutters degree programs in part because of aid program eligibility, but some question whether demand is there for such a specialized university.
Coursera and Academic Partnerships both introduce online course "Specializations" after they held talks about working on the idea together.
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
Congress starts getting specific about higher education policy changes, with calls for deregulation and the expansion of competency-based education.
UniversityNow signs up more than 1,000 students for low-cost, competency-based degree programs without the lure of federal financial aid.
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