Online institutions

An accreditor for emerging models in higher education

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Talk of a new accreditor for emerging course providers or even individual courses heats up, as experts describe how the idea might take shape.

Altius releases documents on Ivy Bridge College accreditation fight

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Amid news of a federal investigation, previously unreleased documents offer glimpse into accreditor's scrutiny of an online partnership between a for-profit company and a nonprofit university.

New form of competency-based learning's first batch of graduates

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Competency-based education takes a major step forward in its challenge to seat time as College for America awards its first degree.

Northern Arizona University's new competency-based degrees and transcripts

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Northern Arizona University rolls out competency-based degrees, which will come with a new form of transcripts.

Tiffin U. drops Ivy Bridge College partnership with Altius over accreditor's concerns

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Accreditor shuts down Ivy Bridge College, raising questions about where to draw the line in online partnerships between colleges and technology companies.

New online learning portal from for-profit veteran

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Michael Clifford has launched a new online course provider, this time a nonprofit. And the site's 27 courses have all earned ACE credit recommendations.

Competency-based education's newest form creates promise and questions

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Two new competency-based education programs up the ante for a potential disruption to higher education. How do they work?

Competency-based education heats up with new entrants

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Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.

Gates foundation helps colleges keep tabs on adaptive learning technology

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The Gates Foundation pulls together a diverse group of college leaders to dish on adaptive learning and funds new report on the emerging technology.

California bill to encourage MOOC credit at public colleges

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California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.

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