Believe it or not, he says, traditional institutions have a long history of innovation. His university's project on the future of higher education intends to continue that trend.
In a new podcast, a prominent critic of education technology deconstructs what she calls the "Silicon Valley narrative."
USA Funds is increasingly a player — to some, a suspect one — in efforts aimed at helping students make strong connections between college and their career.
Battushig Myanganbayar enrolled at MIT after crushing one of its first massive open online courses. And he has some ideas about how they could make a real difference in the developing world.
A novel program in Germany seeks to recognize migrants’ educational attainment even though they might lack the diploma to prove it.
Christine Ortiz explains how her radical project was sparked by interdisciplinary body-armor research and some time spent on a technology-free retreat.
Researchers see potential for a digital ledger, called the "blockchain," to help employers check whether job applicants have really taken the courses they say they have.
The economics blogger and George Mason University professor says the distinction between universities and non-university educators is "crumbling." Just look at his Marginal Revolution University.
Jaime Casap represents one of the country’s most powerful tech companies. He’s also a voice for minority students from poor families.
MOOC sequences that lead to certificates can also be the ticket into some master’s programs. Educators say that’s one way of easing barriers and cutting costs for students.
Several contestants in The Chronicle’s 2015 "Shark Tank: Edu Edition" have made progress in developing their ideas over the past year.
For the second year in a row, innovators with very different notions of how to improve higher education brought us their pitches. Here’s how they fared.