Online institutions

Calif. community college goes out-of-state with online degree partnerships

Smart Title: 

California's Coastline Community College looks east to team up with out-of-state public universities on joint online degree offerings.

Grand Canyon uses online to pay for scholarships and campuses

Smart Title: 

Looking like a nonprofit, Grand Canyon University pays for a thriving campus and generous scholarships with a big online program. Will other for-profits copy the model?

Sites offering to take courses for a fee pose risk to online ed

Smart Title: 

A handful of services are offering to take a student's online course from start to finish for a hefty fee, raising concerns among online education providers.

The credit hour causes many of higher education's problems, report finds

Smart Title: 

The credit hour wasn't supposed to measure learning, for good reason, according to a new report, which recommends how to revise or even drop the standard without leading to abuse.

Newt U. runs on Kaplan platform from GOP convention

Smart Title: 

Newt Gingrich teaches Newt U. from GOP convention, and the classes are streamed online by KAPx, a new MOOC platform from Kaplan.

WGU pushes transfer students to graduate community college first

Smart Title: 

Western Governors U. pushes graduation even before students enroll by offering financial perks for associate degree holders and, at WGU Texas, through partnerships with community colleges.

Business group ranks states on effectiveness of public colleges

Smart Title: 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks public higher education in state-by-state report card that measures "return on investment." Good data and transparency are lacking among public colleges, group says.

Barriers to competency-based education may be lifting, panel says

Smart Title: 

Competency-based education is all the rage, except that no college has yet to go all-in. Panel discusses why, with Education Department official promising that feds won't stand in the way.

U.S. appeals court issues mixed decision on for-profit challenge to rules

Smart Title: 

Federal appeals court weighs in on for-profit group's challenge to tightened Education Department rules, siding partially with industry on marketing-related regulation but upholding most of lower court decision.

Public colleges outsource online teaching coaches with new service

Smart Title: 

Nonprofit group offers a pool of online teaching coaches to public universities, helping them staff growing programs quickly and cheaply. Adjunct advocates don't like new form of outsourcing.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Online institutions
Back to Top