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The movement to legitimize free online open courses is taking a big step forward with a new bill currently being considered by the California Legislature. Darrell Steinberg, the president pro tem of the state Senate, has introduced a measure that
According to Sloan Consortium's 2012 Survey of Online Learning , more than 6.7 million students took at least one online course in fall 2011, and 69.1% of chief academic leaders believe that online learning is critical to their long-term strategy.
Last month, a dozen major research universities announced they would begin offering courses on the online learning platform Coursera, joining Stanford and Princeton universities and the universities of Pennsylvania and Virginia. The University of
Public schools throughout Ohio are voicing concern over proposed changes in the way the state grades districts. Now online schools are saying theyare worried too. And they say the new evaluation system could hurt them the most.
The 2012 Online College Professor of the Year contest recognizes forward-thinking professors who are using new technologies to enhance the learning experience, connect with distance students, and prepare students for success in their courses and
On Jan. 18 Attorney General Lisa Madigan sued the for-profit university Westwood College. The lawsuit claims that Westwood College gave students, enrolled in its criminal justice program, false hope and high student loan debt. Samantha Stokes and
Instead of bifurcation of universities, former vice-chancellor of University of Pune ( UoP ) Arun Nigavekar has proposed decentralisation of colleges and empowered autonomous colleges. He was speaking at a discussion on Pathway for transforming
The Republic azcentral.com A bill that would give the University of Phoenix, Grand Canyon University and other businesses a $3 million tax discount has passed in the state Senate and is awaiting debate in the House of Representatives.
At Southern New Hampshire University's new online headquarters, customer service is the focus. The company sent 4,837 surveys to institutions seeking data on student participation requirements , training for faculty members and course delivery (is
Are you on the prowl for a nationally accredited online colleges, then you should consider these facts. Nationally accredited online colleges are those that have been