As for-profit higher education has attracted more students, many in nonprofit higher education have wondered about which qualities of the for-profit sector are worth considering for adoption and which aren’t. That was part of the impetus for a study conducted at the University of Texas at Austin on how students respond to "intensive" courses – those taught on a tighter than normal schedule, with more class time each week, but fewer weeks. Such courses are common in for-profit higher education and online higher education, but are far less common at traditional, residential institutions.
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Apollo Group has lost $32 million in the fiscal second quarter because of a charge related to a class action lawsuit. Shares declined in Thursday's aftermarket trading session, as adjusted profit and sales both missed Wall Street expectations. The Phoenix-based education company, which operates the University of Phoenix posted a loss of $32 million, or …