online courses

Coursera teams with 5 universities to expand its full masters and bachelors degree programs

With traditional university programs getting more expensive and competitive, we’re seeing a boom in the number of alternative programs that are taking advantage of the internet and more flexible

Higher education goes Hollywood

As I began my career in higher education in the late 1990s, technology seemed poised to upend the entire academic enterprise. The zeitgeist was that a star system was about to be born, with million-do

Three Questions For The ASU/edX Global Freshman Academy Online Program

In April, Arizona State University and edX announced a first-of-its-kind program that will have important repercussions for the future of higher education. The Global Freshman Academy (GFA) will allow

Europe’s iversity Launches 1st MOOCs With 100k+ Students & Curriculum Of 24 Courses

Berlin-based MOOCs startup iversity, which last year began a pivot away from online learning collaboration tools with the aim of becoming the Coursera of Europe, is launching its first clutch of free

Coursmos Is A Bite-Sized E-learning Platform For The Twitter Generation

Russian startup Coursmos reckons it's spotted a soundbite-sized gap in the e-learning delivery space. Unlike the long-form commitment required to take a typical MOOC, its online courses are broken dow

With Over 6,000 Courses Now Live, Udemy Brings Its Learning Marketplace To iOS To Let You Study On The Go

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.udemy.com/">Udemy</a> launched in 2010 to help students of all ages continue their education through video-based, online courses -- and in turn, give teachers (and

Coursera Adds 29 Schools, 90 Courses And 3 New Languages To Its Online Learning Platform

It’s almost as if there’s an arms race in online education. Which MOOC platform can expand the fastest? Place your bets now. On the heels of edX’s announcement that it will be expand

Curbing The Cost Of College: Coursera Wins Approval To Offer Online Courses For Credit For Under $200

Last year, the buzz around the potential of online courses (particularly MOOC platforms) reached new heights, and this year is already shaping up to be the one in which online course platforms and the

Coursera Takes A Big Step Toward Monetization, Now Lets Students Earn “Verified Certificates” For A Fee

Stanford professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng launched <a target="_blank" href="https://www.coursera.org/">Coursera</a> last year to give anyone and everyone access to courses from top-tier universi

2U One-Ups MOOCs, Coursera, Now Offers Online Undergrad Courses From Top Schools For Credit

Four years after it launching its first graduate program with USC, 2U today has announced its foray into undergraduate education through a new program called <a target="_blank" href="http://semestero

Wiley Beefs Up Higher Ed Biz: Partners With Knewton, Buys Online Degree Veteran Deltak For $220M

<a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wiley_%26_Sons">John Wiley & Sons</a>, the 200-year-old publishing giant best known for its scientific, technical and medical texts and j