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Does Not Compute

A new report out from the National Council of Teachers of English criticizes the practice of using machine scoring for writing assessments.

MOOC Skeptics at the Top

It would be easy to think that the leaders of American higher education are all in when it comes to MOOCs. Dozens of colleges and universities -- many of them among the elites -- have rushed to offer massive open online courses.

Quick and Dirty Research

To keep up with the breakneck pace of developments in online education, higher education researchers must be nimble and sometimes make do with “dirty” and quickly gathered data.

Duke Faculty Say No

Duke University faculty members, frustrated with their administration and skeptical of the degrees to be awarded, have forced the institution to back out of a deal with nine other universities and 2U to create a pool of for-credit online classes for undergraduates.