Apr 23, 2013
As for-profit colleges learn to survive with fewer students, the rise of free online courses raises new questions.
Apr 18, 2013
Students at Southern New Hampshire University can now receive federal financial aid for a "self-paced online program" with no traditional courses or professors. It’s all about mastering competencies. Will it work?
Mar 13, 2013
Legislation introduced in the California Senate today could require the state’s public colleges and universities to award credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register for oversubscribed classes on campus. This could be a boon for businesses offering the classes and ultimately change the business model of higher education.
Nov 22, 2012
Advocates say new, online programs will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and in the face-to-face classroom. But they may also be a threat to America's less-prestigious colleges and universities.
Nov 16, 2012
Stanford and MIT have gotten a lot of attention for offering free online courses to thousands of students at a time. But this week, a group of big name universities announced a new and smaller-scale take on online education.
Oct 22, 2012
Millions of students are taking courses from Harvard, Stanford and MIT for free.
Oct 19, 2012
Minnesota officials have told online learning companies they're not allowed to teach state residents unless they get a license.
Jul 19, 2012
But these still won't compete with the brick-and-mortar institutions.
Jul 18, 2012
Massive Open Online Courses from major universities will available for free in subjects from engineering to poetry.