Academic dishonesty is not on the rise, James M. Lang argues, despite periodic media flurries suggesting otherwise in the wake of various high-profile cheating scandals
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Google is teaming up with EdX, an open-source online education nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT, to create a new site that EdX’s president compared to a “YouTube for MOOCs.”
A $250 million donation to Centre College won’t happen, and it’s a bit unclear why. College officials and the head of a Bermuda-based trust offered differing accounts Monday of the massive deal’s sudden collapse.
The prospect of handling the combined traffic of tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands of devices is enough to make any wireless network buckle -- and some already are.
University of Maryland University College is among the first wave of schools to accept these credits
The board that oversees public higher education in Texas has launched a new assessment tool that replaces the multitude of placement exams that have been used — and raises the bar for Texas students planning to attend college.
College presidents, particularly at four-year public institutions, harbor doubts about the effectiveness of members of the governing boards
Byun Mi-kyong sat quietly with her hands in her lap as she listened closely to every word the fortune-teller said about her daughter's chances of getting into the right university.
Despite the talk about how massive open online courses, or MOOCs, will dramatically alter the landscape of higher education, the courses have in some ways taken academe back -- to the days of huge gender gaps, when senior scholars overwhelmingly were men.
Many parents question if proposed guidelines go too far in eliminating homework and tests