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    Job candidates struggle to add microcredentials to hiring platforms

    Technology gaps could interfere with essential information about nondegree training, research from Northeastern University shows.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 6, 2023
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    Turnitin unveils AI writing detection tool

    Six in 10 college students surveyed said they expect AI tools like ChatGPT to become “the new normal,” a new survey found.

    By Anna Merod • April 3, 2023
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    Trendline

    The Higher Ed Dive Outlook for 2022

    Big questions are on tap as enrollment pressures collide with online learning's growth, major court cases loom and for-profit colleges try to find footing amid changing regulations.

    By Higher Ed Dive staff
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    “A new era for AI and Google Workspace,” Google Product Announcements blog, March 14, 2023

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    AI is coming to Google Workspace, too

    AI-crafted job descriptions in Google Docs are one example of the Workspace integration Google is touting.

    By Caroline Colvin • March 27, 2023
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    Colleges want to expand continuing education but don’t devote resources, survey says

    Nondegree offerings face strain on administrative staff and slow implementation when trying to build out.

    By March 22, 2023
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    Pearson to sell online services, including OPM business

    Pearson Online Learning Services saw enrollment drop in 2022 and is losing one of its biggest clients this year.

    By March 21, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    Why Vermont State’s digital library idea is so controversial

    Digital-first libraries already existed in higher education. But librarians have concerns about adopting them for all disciplines and materials.

    By Lilah Burke • March 8, 2023
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    Fewer than half of alumni of online for-profits report being very satisfied

    A new survey found online nonprofit colleges get higher marks than for-profits in areas like instructors.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Nondegree providers face high costs, challenges standing out in a crowded space, report finds

    Researchers studied Coursera, Udemy and 2U to gain a better understanding of the nondegree market as a whole.

    By March 3, 2023
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    Education Department’s new third-party servicers definition won’t go into effect until September

    Regulators extended the deadline to report certain outsourced contracts by four months amid confusion about which entities are covered under new guidelines.

    By Rick Seltzer • Feb. 28, 2023
  • E-learning provider Udemy cuts 10% of its workforce

    The news may come as a jolt to the learning and development space.

    By Ryan Golden • Feb. 21, 2023
  • Grand Canyon Education CEO defends tuition-share agreements

    Brian Mueller made the comments just one day after the Education Department said it would review guidance allowing such deals.

    By Feb. 17, 2023
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    Opinion

    Why private companies are crucial to innovations in online education

    The CEO of 2U, a company that helps colleges run online programs and owns the edX platform, responds to criticism against his sector. 

    By Chip Paucek • Feb. 16, 2023
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    Worries run high about digital credentials’ expense, academic degrees’ relevance for STEM jobs, survey finds

    Credentials’ promise and possible pitfalls weigh on students and employees alike, finds survey based on 14,000 interviews in 13 countries.

    By Rick Seltzer • Feb. 14, 2023
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    Coursera doubles down on degrees despite recent declines

    Although the company has seen revenue dip for degree programs, officials believe they will pick back up in 2023 as they fill classes for new offerings.

    By Feb. 10, 2023
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    FTC approves order requiring Chegg to tighten data security

    The ed tech provider experienced four security breaches since 2017, exposing sensitive data of millions of its customers and employees.

    By Roger Riddell • Feb. 2, 2023
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    Opinion

    DeLauro: For-profit online program management companies are the new predators in higher education

    The ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee calls for an end to OPM tuition sharing based on enrollment.

    By Rosa DeLauro • Jan. 31, 2023
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    Opinion

    Proctoring companies erode trust between students and faculty with claims of widespread cheating

    It’s time to reject proctoring software and rebuild the relationships between students and professors, one student argues.

    By Emma Ross • Jan. 23, 2023
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    Noodle acquires Hubble Studios, South Africa-based learning design firm

    The deal will help the company tap into the international education market and build its roster of corporate clients, it said. 

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    Opinion

    President Speaks: To put students first, colleges need to rethink the OPM model

    Paul Pastorek, president of the University of Arizona Global Campus, explains why his institution cut ties with Zovio, a former online program manager. 

    By Paul Pastorek • Dec. 12, 2022
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    The year’s biggest higher ed stories — so far

    These topics have resonated most with our readers so far in 2022.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • Dec. 5, 2022
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    Coursera announces layoffs as revenue growth slows

    CEO Jeff Maggioncalda said Coursera is “entering a different chapter now” amid cooling enthusiasm for ed tech companies.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    FTC slams Chegg for chronic, ‘careless security’

    The online tutoring and book rental company suffered four data breaches from 2017 to 2020. One exposed about 40 million customers’ personal information.

    By Matt Kapko • Nov. 1, 2022
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    Zovio shareholders approve plan to go out of business

    Shareholders for the former University of Arizona Global Campus contractor approved a plan that will have it selling off remaining assets and dissolving.

    By Rick Seltzer • Oct. 25, 2022
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    Are OPMs meeting college officials’ expectations?

    New research from UPCEA and the University of Louisville explores what colleges like — and what they don’t —  about online program managers.

    By Oct. 7, 2022
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    IT certifications ease tech job access as employers lower degree requirements

    The tech talent crunch has companies looking beyond academic credentials to meet workforce demand. For burgeoning IT pros, there’s a chance to level up. 

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Sept. 21, 2022