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 Slower growth in new MOOC degrees but online learning is alive and well

Slower growth in new MOOC degrees but online learning is alive and well

Roughly 10 million more learners were enrolled in MOOCs in 2019 than in 2018, leading to an estimated global enrolment...

 The year in MOOCs: Increased revenue and more degrees

The year in MOOCs: Increased revenue and more degrees

The latest annual round-up from Class Central highlights another year of strong growth, but also a sharpening focus among MOOC providers (or “Massive Open Online Courses”) on revenue growth...

 Not a campus but a storefront: A new concept for higher education delivery

Not a campus but a storefront: A new concept for higher education delivery

Earlier this year, a special pan-institutional committee at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) released a report on the future of higher education. The group was tasked...

 Study explores adoption of online learning and its relationship to student mobility

Study explores adoption of online learning and its relationship to student mobility

“Online learning – the use of the Internet to provide or augment formal education – has grown up. Still viewed as novel or innovative in some quarters, online learning...

 Top-ranked Indian universities will now offer full online degrees

Top-ranked Indian universities will now offer full online degrees

The Indian government has stepped back from a 2016 ban and will now allow accredited, top-ranked universities to offer full...

The continuing expansion of online learning in the US

Total enrolment in US distance learning programmes reached 6.36 million as of fall 2016, an increase of nearly 6% over...

Study tracks the increasing popularity of alternate credentials

One in four higher education institutions in North America now offer badges and three in four say that such alternate credentials are “strategically important to their future.” These...

Leading MOOC provider announces full degree programmes

Coursera, the world’s largest MOOC platform by enrolment, has announced that it will launch six new degree programmes...

Major MOOC providers shifting focus to fee-paying students

MOOC enrolment reached a new global peak in 2017, with strong growth from 2016. The pace of year-over-year growth...

How language schools are integrating online with traditional delivery

The age of online learning is well underway. Enrolment in the burgeoning field of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has...

Online enrolment in US continues to grow

The total number of students on US college campuses dropped by nearly one million between 2012 and 2015...

New agreement aims to expand online learning in Africa

Population growth, a massive expansion in access to basic education, and growing household incomes are all contributing to tremendous growth in the demand for higher education in sub-Saharan...

Global MOOC enrolment jumped again last year

Student enrolment in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) has been growing at an especially fast clip over the last few years and that pace barely slowed in 2016. The...

Looking back on 2016: The year in review

2017 is just around the corner, and, just before we usher it in, we are pleased to present our fourth annual review of the year past. The following...

Anytime, anywhere: How online and mobile technologies are transforming language learning

This article is adapted and reprinted with permission from the 2016 edition of ICEF Insights magazine. The complete issue is available to download now. Language travel remains a...