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

More prestigious colleges offer courses online

Nov 22, 2012
Advocates say new, online programs will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and in the face-to-face classroom. But they may also be a threat to America's less-prestigious colleges and universities.
Posted In: Education, online education

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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Clicking your way to a top-notch education

Oct 22, 2012
Millions of students are taking courses from Harvard, Stanford and MIT for free.
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Minnesota cracks down on free online education

Oct 19, 2012
Minnesota officials have told online learning companies they're not allowed to teach state residents unless they get a license.
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Top-tier universities offer online classes for free

Jul 19, 2012
But these still won't compete with the brick-and-mortar institutions.
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A dozen big name colleges to offer free classes this fall

Jul 18, 2012
Massive Open Online Courses from major universities will available for free in subjects from engineering to poetry.
Posted In: Education, online education

Low tech at the high court

Jun 29, 2012
The Supreme Court justices keep it old-school to maintain the majesty and dignity of the nation’s highest court. Plus, new opportunities to go to an Ivy League university for free.
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Top universities join forces online

Apr 18, 2012
Five big schools, including Princeton and University of Pennsylvania, will begin offering free classes on the web. It's all part of a new venture backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
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