Online courses

Study Finds California Community College Students Performing Better In Classrooms Than Online CoursesA newly-released study of more than 200,000 California community college students raises questions about the effectiveness of taking college courses online.
UC Faculty Blasts Bill To Expand Online CoursesUniversity of California faculty members are criticizing a state lawmaker's proposal to allow public college students to earn degree credit for online courses from outside education providers.
KCBS Cover Story: Educators Say Online High School Programs Need OverhaulTens of thousands of California high school students make up for failed classes by taking them again online with results that educators and students alike acknowledge demonstrates the need to re-think remote education.
KCBS Cover Story: Students Pass Failed Classes At Cyber HighMore Bay Area high school students are graduating than ever before. But many of them are doing so by taking classes by computer to make up courses they failed in the classroom. Critics contend those students are graduating but they're not really learning.
KCBS Cover Story: Online High School Classes Offer Dubious ResultsHigh school graduation rates are hitting record highs in the Bay Area, California and across the nation. But, earning a diploma doesn't always equal getting an education. An increasing number of students make up courses they've failed by taking classes online. They earn credits, but not necessarily knowledge.
Phil Matier: Governor Brown Looks To Bring More Courses OnlineThe governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.
San Jose State Offering Low-Cost Online Classes In New ProgramGov. Jerry Brown joined a news conference Tuesday to announce the launch of a pilot project offering low-cost online classes to students at San Jose State University, community colleges, high schools and military veterans.
Mountain View Firm Grows List Of Free Online University CoursesMore leading universities are offering free online courses through the fast-growing education platform Coursera.
UC Regents Approve Online Pilot Program