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EdX to retain brand after 2U acquisition, executives say
The combined company will keep its free offerings and offer more university degrees online to benefit international students and nontraditional American learners, the founders said.
Purdue U. Global begins offering free online courses
Purdue University Global students can now take certain general education requirements for free through OnlineDegree.com.
Students seeking online education still largely career-minded, survey finds
Higher education institutions are reexamining their online offerings, but a new survey shows that the motivations for online students has remained fairly consistent since last year.
Coding bootcamp Flatiron School redesigns courses around hybrid work
The Manhattan-based coding academy Flatiron School is redesigning its courses to better align with the adoption of hybrid work among a growing number of workplaces.
Notes platform StuDocu raises $50 million in funding round
StuDocu, a platform where users upload their notes and study guides, raised $50 million in its latest round of funding from the venture capital firm Partech.
Verizon unveils workforce re-skilling pilot with colleges
A partnership, part of a $44 million Verizon initiative, will offer free, online courses to college students, with a focus on underrepresented populations.
Online education gets positive reviews in recent college survey
Though drawing heavily from a pool of current and prospective students in online-only programs, new survey data yielded unusually positive reviews.
U. New Haven's esports program fills a gap at the business school
The university claims it's created the first master’s degree of its kind in North America and the first that can be completed entirely online.
Colorado State U. Global's provost says online education is the future
Paul Savory, who joined CSU Global last week as its new provost, told EdScoop that online education shows "huge potential for growth."