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Making online education more like iTunes

Aug 8, 2014
MIT lays out the future of online education and it may not include classes.
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Pierre Cardin

What elite universities can learn from high fashion

Jun 11, 2014
Harvard Business School launches new online classes, geared to the masses
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New report shows few finish free online courses

Jan 22, 2014
College courses with a 95 percent dropout rate would trigger alarm bells at most universities, but researchers at Harvard University and MIT says that’s potentially fine, at least in the case of some massive open online courses, or MOOCs.
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Passing notes in the back of Coursera

Sep 25, 2013
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, allow anyone to be a student. Retirees, soccer moms or radio commentator Beth Teitell.
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First there were MOOCs, now come the SPOCs

Sep 16, 2013
Small Private Online Courses could change the way brick and mortar classrooms use digital teaching materials.
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Online courses fail the mid-term at San Jose State, but what about the final?

Jul 24, 2013
A bold experiment at the San Jose State University could change the thinking about massive open online courses.
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The life of an online professor

May 15, 2013
For the growing number of professors teaching Massive Open Online Courses, it means a lot of work, and sometimes stardom, too.
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How online credits could change higher ed's business model

Mar 13, 2013
Legislation introduced in the California Senate today could require the state’s public colleges and universities to award credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register for oversubscribed classes on campus. This could be a boon for businesses offering the classes and ultimately change the business model of higher education.
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The anti-MOOC? Small costly online courses

Nov 16, 2012
Stanford and MIT have gotten a lot of attention for offering free online courses to thousands of students at a time. But this week, a group of big name universities announced a new and smaller-scale take on online education.
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