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17 juin 2018

American University Law Selects 2U for Online Legal Studies Degree

HomeBy Doug Lederman. American University's Washington College of Law will work with 2U to offer a new online master's degree in legal studies, they announced Wednesday. More...

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Indian Regulator Approves Fully Online Degrees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The Indian government has for the first time given approval to highly ranked universities in the country to offer fully online academic programs starting in the coming academic year, Times Higher Education reported. More...

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California college systems collaborate on online course finder

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The California Community Colleges and California State University have teamed up to create a catalog of 10,000 classes that are transferable between the two systems, to improve students' ability to complete courses during the summer to speed their path to a degree. More...

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A Tipping Point for OPM?

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something’s got to give. More...

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16 juin 2018

Don’t know the graduate next to you? You’re not alone. One-third of students take at least one class online.

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Two decades ago, when I was a student in a part-time master’s degree program at Johns Hopkins University, I would hurry from my office twice a week to make class, hoping like many of my classmates for a few minutes to grab coffee and a bite to eat before settling in for the 2 1/2-hour seminars. More...

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20 skills that are quickly gaining traction in the freelance job market — and the online courses to learn them

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Freelancing is a competitive field, and without face-to-face interactions, it can be disproportionately difficult to discern what employers want from you. More...

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Online MBA: Industry Experts Speak Out On The Rise Of Distance Learning

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog.  “Graduates often tell us that the online experience is actually better in some cases than what they remember from the large lecture halls of their undergrad days.” That is because the learning experience is swiftly developing online. More...

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Machine learning could stop an online war of words before it starts

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A new machine-learning system tries to predict whether an online conversation is going to get nasty right from the get-go. How it works: Researchers gathered more than 1,200 exchanges from the discussion sections of Wikipedia Talk pages. More...

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State Universities Look To Outside Vendors To Grow Online Programs

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Universities like UW-Superior are trying to grow their online programs to provide access to a range of students. At the same time, the university has seen declining enrollment on campus from the populations they serve in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota. More...

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Going the Distance: Online Catholic University Marks 35 Years

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The country’s first and — perhaps still only — exclusively online Catholic university is marking its 35th anniversary this year, a testament to the role it continues to play in the landscape of Catholic higher education. More...

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