Even as online course registrations continue to rise, fewer academic leaders consider online learning critical to their "long-term" strategies or rate the learning outcomes in online education as equal or superior to face-to-face instruction, according to a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group.
Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun touted the company's new program announced in January called Nanodegree Plus, which guarantees that students enrolled in four of Udacity's online programs — Senior Web Developer, Android Developer, iOS Developer and Machine Learning — will find employment in the United States within six months of graduation or receive a full tuition refund.
You may never have heard of them, and they're based in little-known Google Map locations like McAllen, TX; Pahrump and Winnemucca, NV; and Albany, GA. But these three institutions have taken the top spots as the most affordable online colleges and degrees in the country.
A degree program at Georgetown University has evolved from being completely online to bringing together students virtually and in-person.
A new Engineering@Syracuse program at Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science will offer three online degrees — Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, and Master of Science in Cybersecurity — through the 2U platform.
An assistant professor of engineering design and industrial engineering at Pennsylvania State University will use grant money to research the use of virtual reality in creating an immersive and interactive learning experience for engineering students in online courses.
StraighterLine has released two new online courses for higher ed, IT Fundamentals and Survey of World History.
The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University has tapped a private partner in an effort to strengthen its online graduate degree programs.
As more classes go online, schools need a workable approach for giving students access to high-demand software. Virtual desktops provide the answer.
Saint Leo University uses a game-based storyline to invigorate professional learning.