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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people...

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You don`t need to study abroad to get a good education from some of the best universities. It is now becoming comon to study over the internet and online lectuers are also finding better ways to evaluate millions of students work more effectively. 

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gabriel alfnes's curator insight, April 29, 2014 7:25 PM

At this time globalization has led to people travelling across the world to educate themselves at places that might offer something that is unavailable at their current location.

 

Some might think of it as a dream to not have to leave your own house to attend your morning classes, while others might believe that it is dreadful not to get out of your place of habitat in the morning.

 

-Perhaps online studies is the future?

 

As the Koller's lecture points out, areas in the world where it is difficult to receive proper education, online studies could be the next revolution! 

 

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The Honest Truth About Studying Abroad

The Honest Truth About Studying Abroad | International education | Scoop.it
I spend a lot of time at school convincing my friends and peers to study abroad. Truthfully, I think it is an experience that too many people pass up during …
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This article is about a girl who chooses to study in Brazil. She doesn`t talk about the positives of the education, but instead the cultural experience.

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ANSA New Zealand - Ansa

ANSA New Zealand - Ansa | International education | Scoop.it
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Students from Norway living in New Zealand

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The Wall of 100 Faces - University of Oxford

The Wall of 100 Faces, 100 short films of Oxford students
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This shows students from all different cultures and backgrounds who attend Oxford University.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in College - Benefits

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in College - Benefits | International education | Scoop.it
Thinking about studying abroad? Consider these reasons why you should study abroad in college, as well as the challenges you may face.
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A good overview of how studying abroad can help you in all areas of life. 

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Study abroad organization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Study abroad organization

The examples and perspective in this article Please deal primarily with the United States and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject. improve this article and discuss the issue on the talk page.

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Gives an insite of the organisations who run the study abroad programes. Recently there has been an increase of US students traveling abroad which has attributed to a boom in the industry.

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English Proficiency Requirement | Harvard Summer School

All Harvard summer courses except those offered in English language require English language proficiency.
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It`s often not easy for international students to get entrance to overseas university as they need to have english compitance.

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