Hundreds of Schools Partner for Online Course-Sharing
January 15, 2019
No university can offer every class at every time, but smaller colleges and universities face even more challenges when it comes to maximizing their course catalogs. Enter the College Consortium, a new online course-sharing program allowing students enrolled at colleges within the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to take discounted online courses at other member schools.

Online Studies Helping People Out of Prison in Kenya and Uganda
January 3, 2019
Some prisoners in Kenya and Uganda are studying their way out of prison and helping others in the process. Let's take a closer look.

African Girls Learning Coding to Change Society
December 14, 2018
This past August, over 80 girls from 34 African countries attended the first Coding Camp in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, for 10 days. The camp launched the African Girls Can CODE Initiative, a joint program of the African Union Commission (AUC), UN Women Ethiopia, and the International Telecommunication U...

Which Gender Dominates in Online Learning?
November 16, 2018
Online learning opens doors to many students. One particular demographic that’s taking advantage of this relatively new path to college degrees, according to the results of a new study? Women. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

Five Reasons You Should Learn To Code (And How To Do It)
November 9, 2018
Coding has been declared to be the "most important job skill of the future", as well as being heralded as "the next mass profession". But whether or not you plan on a career as a coder -- and you should at least think about it if you are looking for an in-demand profession -- learning to code can be...

Report Shows Online Programs In Continuing Higher Ed Can Do Better At Retaining Students
November 2, 2018
There's a disconnect between the overall growth of online education and a drop in online higher education opportunities. What's going on? Let's take a closer look.

Coworking Spaces to Become Study Halls
October 19, 2018
WeWork, an industry leader in coworking spaces, recently teamed up with Flatiron, a coding bootcamp, and MissionU, a one-year college alternative, to offer 2U, an online learning program management company which offers the best of both worlds: a collaborative coworking space that students can also u...

Online Learning Consortium Will Score The Quality Of Student Support
October 12, 2018
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), a collaborative community of higher education innovators, recently released the OLC Quality Scorecard for Online Student Support, a self-evaluation tool for higher education institutions. Let's take a closer look.

Million Dollar Funding Pool for 5G Education Tech Ideas
September 28, 2018
It's not just online programs that have changed the landscape of higher education. In the near future, mixed reality glasses with 5G capability will transform the way experience all education. Two groups are setting out to use technology to improve middle school education. Let's take a closer look.

Is This the Solution to Virtual Charter School Failure in the US?
September 14, 2018
With virtual charter schools in Indiana continuing to struggle, national charter school organizations have come together to suggest an innovative solution: letting them choose their students. The catch? This violates the basic principle of charter schools, which are required by law to admit all stud...


December 26, 2018

We often hold up examples of entrepreneurs who have succeeded without college degrees. However, the reality is that they are the exception not the rul...

December 21, 2018

Earlier this fall, Starbucks opened its first 'signing store'. Located in Washington, DC, near the world’s only liberal arts university for the deaf...