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Massive Internet classes could boost enrollment - Northern Star Online

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Massive Internet classes could boost enrollment
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MOOCs — or massive open online courses — are free online courses designed to disseminate instruction to anyone with an Internet connection.
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The higher-education cartel: Slate opinion - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

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The higher-education cartel: Slate opinion
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The unlimited supply of federal student loans has allowed schools to hike their prices to stratospheric heights without driving away undergrads.
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Making online education more like iTunes - Marketplace.org

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Making online education more like iTunes
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As MIT sees it, education is a lot like the record business used to be: still producing albums, when people would rather download songs one at a time.
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Distribution of tablets to teachers for e-Learning project begins - Jamaica Observer

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Distribution of tablets to teachers for e-Learning project begins Jamaica Observer THE distribution of 25,000 tablets to teachers and students under the Tablets in Schools (TIS) Pilot Project began Monday with the delivery of approximately 180...
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Information Technology and the Emergence of New Teaching Modules - AllAfrica.com

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Information Technology and the Emergence of New Teaching Modules AllAfrica.com Given the proliferation of mobile telephone use across all sectors of the continent, it is be- coming increasingly evident that mobile technology can be leveraged to...
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Unexpected Ways Millennials Are Impacting Higher Education - Huffington Post

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Unexpected Ways Millennials Are Impacting Higher Education
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Millennials are making their mark on higher education. This plugged-in generation learns differently, and education institutions are starting to take note.
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Businesses take a broader role in shaping higher education - Tampabay.com

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Chalk up one more example of how the ties that bind business and higher education are strengthening.
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UW-Madison pushes innovative online education platform through MOOCs - Madison.com

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UW-Madison pushes innovative online education platform through MOOCs Madison.com Madison community members and students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison already have access to a wide variety of educational opportunities because of their...
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Microsoft's CEO Sent Out A Giant Manifesto To Employees About The Future Of ... - Business Insider

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Nothing is off the table in how we think about shifting our culture ... Organizations will change.
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Unbundling And Re-bundling In Higher Education - Forbes

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Unbundling And Re-bundling In Higher Education Forbes With the explosion of online learning, a disruptive innovation, there has been significant attention paid to the likely unbundling of higher education (see Michael Staton's AEI piece and this...
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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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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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5 ways colleges are preparing your future workforce - Business Record

5 ways colleges are preparing your future workforce Business Record Although the digital native generation will begin entering college this year, their learning style represents the next iteration of a trend that colleges have been watching for a...
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How Online Education Can Work for Special-Needs Children - The Heartland Institute

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How Online Education Can Work for Special-Needs Children
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Compared to children who don't have disabilities, those who do often work slower, need more attention, or need especially explicit, detailed instructions.
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Dropping the Needle: Disruptive Innovation and Higher Education - Huffington Post

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Dropping the Needle: Disruptive Innovation and Higher Education
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Politicians and influential thought leaders have predetermined that the same technologies that provided us with the "Angry Birds" app will revolutionize higher education.
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Bill Gates on Higher Education - Forbes

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Bill Gates on Higher Education Forbes He opined that higher education is one of the key elements in providing equal opportunity for all and, that for this to happen, we all need to have equal access to higher education and an equal chance of...
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How Higher Education Can Prepare the Volunteer Generation - Huffington Post (blog)

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How Higher Education Can Prepare the Volunteer Generation Huffington Post (blog) President Reveley's recent post, Nurturing Citizen Leaders Starts in Higher Education, highlights one of our new programs, enlisting dedicated graduates in service to...
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Which problems could MOOCs solve, and how? - University World News

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Which problems could MOOCs solve, and how?
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As a member of the Governing Board for the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, I was part of a team doing a project on the use of ICT in primary education.
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A Mooc Point: Business Schools Seek To Monetize Moocs - BusinessBecause

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It was March this year and the university supremo had just put pen to paper on a deal with Coursera, the for-profit educational technology giant.
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Online education a valuable resource - The Denver Post

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Online education a valuable resource
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Since our transfer to online education, my children have excelled.
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Australia's Online Education Sector Is Expected To Generate $6.5 Billion In ... - Business Insider Australia

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Australia's Online Education Sector Is Expected To Generate $6.5 Billion In ...
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Australia's online education sector is massive with $6.5 billion in revenue expected to be generated over the next 12 months, IBISWorld says.
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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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