Tag: distance education


U.S. to Review Rules on Accreditation, Distance Education and More

January 5, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Biden administration announced late Wednesday that the Education Department would hold a series of negotiated rule-making sessions this spring to propose new rules regarding accreditation, distance education, student loan deferments and a range of other topics. The administration’s plan […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

New rules limit states’ oversight of online colleges. How will they react?

January 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

State attorneys general were left out when the U.S. Department of Education rewrote its state authorization rules for distance education. The department “didn’t feel attorneys general had a strong role to play in the potential regulations compared with other groups […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Penn offers first online degree program

August 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While many colleges report enrollment declines, the number of students in information technology majors has doubled nationwide since 2011 and tripled since 2006, according to the Computing Research Association. In response to demand, institutions are growing their online programs, so […]