In the online environment, many aspects of pedagogy and course design that are taken for granted in face-to-face courses become serious challenges.
A cyberattack, the fourth in a year, disrupts the institution despite $3 million spent to tighten security.
The company is still trying to spread the word among its thousands of employees: Take online courses, get reimbursed.
The first study of Coursera students’ self-reported learning outcomes looks at why they take MOOCs and what kinds of educational and career benefits they see.
When students enroll in MOOCs, they almost always watch a series of video lectures. But without also engaging interactively, a report says, they won't know when they're making mistakes.
The university’s online bachelor’s degree program has not attracted as many out-of-state students as officials had hoped it would.
The university hopes to turn its campus into an innovation hub for ed-tech companies and increase enrollments in its own online programs.
The term "digital humanities" caused the most confusion, and several professors mocked the "flipped classroom" approach.
The company says that it has found a way to make money and that its partner colleges have found clear reasons to participate. That was enough to win a fresh infusion of funds.
Pell Grant recipients at Ball State University who engage in specific aspects of campus life accrue points that can be cashed in for rewards at Starbucks or the bookstore.
Computer scientists are working with scholars in psychology and educational psychology to foster learning through approaches customized to how students learn.
Mergers and acquisitions among higher-education-related companies have reached their highest peak in two and a half years, according to a recent report.
Leaders of educational-technology companies like to say that colleges are stagnant. But George Siemens, at the University of Texas at Arlington, begs to differ.
Facilities once reserved for film courses or student journalists are now being built to support experiments in online and hybrid teaching across the curriculum.
The company is facing tougher competition, but it still could command a rich price because of a major retooling of its products and strong investor interest.
For nearly a decade, Michigan has required students to take an online course before graduating. That has heightened expectations for technology in college.
Keeping students engaged with assignments in traditional textbooks can be a challenge. zyBooks, which mixes animations and interactive features with written content, is trying to change that.