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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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The Global Search for Education: What is the Future of Education?
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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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Report Examines Why Students Pursue Online Education
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The Internet has made its way into all facets of education.
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US employers still struggling to find high-tech workers, report finds - The Times-Picayune

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US employers still struggling to find high-tech workers, report finds
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The class of 2014 graduate originally from Mooresville N.C.
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Udacity's Nanodegrees: Edtech's Challenge To College Credentials? - Xconomy

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getlearning: What next for online education? - Reading Post

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getlearning: What next for online education?
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Dr Mark Anderson is a leading educational technologist, Oxford and Reading WEA lecturer, and now in charge of learning technologies and distance learning at the University of Greenwich.
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Online degree program's flexibility pays off for officer - Military Times

Online degree program's flexibility pays off for officer Military Times The modern comforts and technological advances of online education are allowing more people to get degrees when life prevents or discourages a trip back to a brick-and-mortar...
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Students want certificates in degree - The Australian

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Students want certificates in degree The Australian HIGH on student wish lists are embedded certificates in degrees, career orientated skills and personalised online learning, according to a survey of over 20,000 students across US giant Laureate's...
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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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The biggest challenges for universities: a prof's view
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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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Why Udacity CEO Sebastian Thrun is rolling out 'nanodegrees' for online ... - Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Future of Learning: Educational Reforms in India via Technology - Huffington Post

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Future of Learning: Educational Reforms in India via Technology Huffington Post Being brought up in India and having studied in the Indian education system, I believe that our higher secondary education and undergraduate programs are quite rigorous...
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Online Education Startups Codecademy, General Assembly, Others Band ... - TechCrunch

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fcc1 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) got an earful from concerned online education startups today.
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Technology in the classroom: Widening a digital divide or narrowing the ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

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