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A bold step in educating the masses by Internet - Bellingham Herald

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A bold step in educating the masses by InternetBellingham HeraldColleges throughout Washington and beyond have offered online learning for several years, and some high schools are now providing students with an opportunity to pass classes through...
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Rethinking What a 'Traditional' College Education Entails: Five Misconceptions ... - Huffington Post

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Students, not state, grapple with higher price for higher education - Savannah Morning News

Students, not state, grapple with higher price for higher education Savannah Morning News ATLANTA — Most people agree a college degree provides valuable benefits, even if not everyone can afford one, but experts say there are ways to make it...
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One Historical Image Shows Just How Much Higher Education Has Changed in ... - Mic

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One Historical Image Shows Just How Much Higher Education Has Changed in ...
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Given that the U.S. ranks only 14th in the world in 25- to 34-year-olds with higher education, it's time for some changes, and the aforementioned ones are a good start.
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Preschool to career is new focus for Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education - The Plain Dealer

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Preschool to career is new focus for Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education The Plain Dealer "It (the mission) changes from a focus exclusively on higher education to educational attainment from preschool through college," said Shawn Brown,...
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The Future of Higher Education: Is There a Middle Ground? - Huffington Post (blog)

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The Future of Higher Education: Is There a Middle Ground?
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The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) issued its survey of private, non-profit four-year colleges last week.
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Preparing higher education for an internationally minded future - Jakarta Post

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Preparing higher education for an internationally minded future
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Higher education needs to work hard to build on this.
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The man whose map is the future - Irish Times

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The man whose map is the future
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Dr Peter Diamandis is a man who sees the future in the present.
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Lehigh Valley liberal arts colleges warm up to online education - Allentown Morning Call

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Lehigh Valley liberal arts colleges warm up to online education
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They're also the reason that such schools have resisted what has become a staple on many college campuses: online education.
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Essay calls for end to charging online students same as in-person students - Inside Higher Ed

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Essay calls for end to charging online students same as in-person students
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At $6,600, the online program is one-sixth the cost of the on-campus one, a fact that higher education leaders should be examining closely.
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The biggest challenges for universities: a prof's view - Macleans.ca

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Stanford University students listen during their Technology Entrepreneurship class Outgoing University of British Columbia ...
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Why you should embrace MOOCs with gusto - TrainingZone.co.uk

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TrainingZone.co.uk Why you should embrace MOOCs with gusto TrainingZone.co.uk Typically, students enrolled in a MOOC watch video lectures – often sliced into digestible 10 or 15-minute segments – and interact with instructors and fellow...
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The d.school's @Stanford Project examines the future of higher education - The Stanford Daily

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The d.school's @Stanford Project examines the future of higher education The Stanford Daily Stanford's Hasso Platner Institute of Design (d.school) began its @Stanford Project to reimagine traditional higher education through a series of three...
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Employers value skills over college degrees, workers say - WFMZ Allentown

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WFMZ Allentown Employers value skills over college degrees, workers say WFMZ Allentown That highlights how much more important learning new skills, both within the company or through continuing education, like certificate programs, online training...
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Combat higher education costs with creativity: Guest opinion - The Oregonian

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Combat higher education costs with creativity: Guest opinion
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The United States has one of the most expensive higher education systems in the world. And it's broken. Students take too long to finish college.
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Try Convincing an Employer to Pay for an Online Degree - U.S. News & World Report

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A Defining Moment for Online Learning - Huffington Post

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A Defining Moment for Online Learning
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Online education in general and MOOC's in particular challenge activities that have taken place for centuries in the most prestigious universities in the world.
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Financing Higher Education - WNPR News

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Financing Higher Education
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Some people say that bachelor's degrees are the new high school diplomas; they are becoming more and more necessary for job seekers to be competitive in the job market.
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Sloan Goes Online - Inside Higher Ed

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Sloan Goes Online
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The online education consortium, which previously relied on funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, was incorporated as a nonprofit in 2008, and became a member-supported organization this fiscal year.
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Beware Those Going For Distance Education - Yentha

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Beware Those Going For Distance Education Yentha Trivandrum: The latest Distance Education Bureau's notification states that 'a university established or incorporated by or under a State act shall operate only within the territorial jurisdiction...
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Even in India we see an attempt to impose geographical limits on distance education, thereby undercutting one of it's greatest potentials; the ability to overcome time and location to lever resources and expertise to the benefit of many more students.
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This 1960s Computerised Desk Was Supposed To Make Classrooms Extinct - Gizmodo Australia

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This 1960s Computerised Desk Was Supposed To Make Classrooms Extinct
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The technology of the future was going to provide all kinds of new possibilities for the classroom of tomorrow — including eliminating the classroom entirely.
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Universities face five key challenges - Cambridge Times

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Universities face five key challenges Cambridge Times 2) A stronger focus on the economic returns to education: Students, parents and government funders are all looking more closely at the value proposition of obtaining college and university...
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The Global Search for Education: What is the Future of Education? - Huffington Post

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A door to higher education quality assurance's future - University World News

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A door to higher education quality assurance's future University World News Last summer the newly formed Irish organisation, Quality and Qualifications Ireland, or QQI, asked me to chair a group to examine the higher education institutional review...
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The five key forces shaping post-secondary education - Troy Media

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The five key forces shaping post-secondary education Troy Media 4) New business and delivery models: Enabled by technology, on-line learning is growing rapidly in the post-secondary sector, often driving down unit-costs (although there are...
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Report Examines Why Students Pursue Online Education - U.S. News University

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The Internet has made its way into all facets of education.
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