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Did becoming a Starbucks barista just get harder?

Jun 16, 2014
Starbucks will help employees pay for an online education at ASU.
Posted In: onair, LearningCurve On-Air, online education, starbucks, arizona state university, college costs
Pierre Cardin

What elite universities can learn from high fashion

Jun 11, 2014
Harvard Business School launches new online classes, geared to the masses
Posted In: onair, Learning Curve, moocs, online education, harvard, LearningCurve On-Air

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.
Posted In: moocs, online education, EdX, Udacity
Advocates say new, online programs offered by prestigious universities will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and traditional classrooms.

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.
Posted In: moocs, higher education, online education, college

Online summer school: It's still school

Aug 6, 2013
School budget cuts are wiping out traditional summer school programs, so more students are turning to the web.
Posted In: summer school, online education

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.
Posted In: moocs, online education

Backlash builds against online classes

Apr 30, 2013
Faculty at Duke and Amherst reject online partnerships -- for now.
Posted In: online education, Duke, Amherst

What DeVry's earnings say about the for-profit college business

Apr 23, 2013
As for-profit colleges learn to survive with fewer students, the rise of free online courses raises new questions.
Posted In: Education, DeVry, online education

No classes needed: Southern New Hampshire University emphasizes skills

Apr 18, 2013
Students at Southern New Hampshire University can now receive federal financial aid for a "self-paced online program" with no traditional courses or professors. It’s all about mastering competencies. Will it work?
Posted In: online education, Southern New Hampshire University, online degrees

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.
Posted In: online education, moocs, college, Education

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