They also worry about cost and favor making it easier for working adults to earn degrees, including the awarding of credit for prior learning.
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Several high-profile tech companies have already signed up for Coursera's new employee-matching service. Udacity offers a similar service.
From "Pong" to "Guitar Hero," video games have come a long way in the past four decades.
A community college, miles from an interstate, is the go-to place for athletes who need a two-week academic fix to keep their eligibility.
A research center suggests ways to strengthen "College 101" courses to help improve college-completion rates.
Designed to revolutionize the University of California system, the venture now struggles to compete with the likes of Coursera and Udacity.
The logic that has evolved from the "disruptive technology" of for-profit colleges is appalling.
Faculty members at California State University were similarly skeptical and warned of "Walmartization" last year as trustees charged each campus $50,000 to help fund CSU Online.
John Pearson’s Oldsmobile gets maybe 21 miles to the gallon. His school car – a custom-built, carbon-fiber test vehicle – is a bit more efficient: It could, in the right conditions, exceed 2,000 mpg.
Until recently, when it came to buying textbooks, there really were only two primary options for the nation’s college students: new or used, and used only sometimes.