UVA Offers Free Online Childhood Education Course for Educators – NBC29 …

UVA Offers Free Online Childhood Education Course for Educators – NBC29 …

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 1, 2013 — The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is joining a team of other institutions in partnering with Coursera, a leading provider of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, to offer a free online …
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MOOCs for Teachers: Coursera Offers Online Teacher Training Program

Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, have forced universities to reconsider their value in light of free high-quality education available online. Coursera, a private company founded by two Stanford professors has been at the forefront of that …
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Online universities launching courses for teachers

A major global online university network is to enter the teacher-training market for the first time. Coursera, based in the United States, has announced partnerships with schools of education to provide content for free online training materials. The …
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New Online Course at Hebrew University Attracts Students from …

New Online Course at Hebrew University Attracts Students from …

A new online course offered by Hebrew University is bringing the world together a synapse at a time, NoCamels.com reports. The school has started teaching a …
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Newsbyte: SAP Announces Development Training for New SAP HANA …

“Introduction to Software Development on SAP HANA” will be offered in the “massive open online course,” or MOOC, format, which has grown increasingly popular in academia. In a mix of online lectures, self-tests, weekly assignments and online discussion …
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Cousera to offer new set of online course options targeting teacher …

A leading platform for the popular “massive open online courses” offered by elite universities is moving into a new realm: the expansive field of continuing …
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University of Kan. making plans for online work – The Hutchinson News

University of Kan. making plans for online work – The Hutchinson News

If she could have filled that requirement with an online class from KU, she'd have considered it, she says. And she thinks she probably would have learned more. KU has not been among the most aggressive universities in offering online education options …
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USF Prof.'s Online Course Offers Free Math Instruction – Indiawest.com

In addition, a major research institution, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, had announced its own open courseware initiative in which course materials such as syllabi, lecture notes, televised lectures and exams would be available online.
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Training & Education: Majoring in Change

At St. Joseph's University, students will find pharma-marketing-oriented courses like “The Transition of How Healthcare Will Be Delivered,” says Bill Trombetta, a professor at the school. The school also offers an online course in “Marketing Foundation …
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Open online courses – an avalanche that might just get stopped

Open online courses – an avalanche that might just get stopped

In the US, the growing chorus for online education through massive open online courses, or moocs, has been deafening. But in Britain, it has barely registered. Last December, the commercial launch of the Open University's mooc platform, FutureLearn, …
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Online courses embraced at central Illinois colleges – Peoria, IL …

When Carrie Davis was hit by a drunken driver in 2005, she thought for a moment she wouldn't be able to continue her education at Illinois Central College.
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Engaging online crowds in the classroom could be important tool for teaching …

Online crowds can be an important tool for teaching the ins and outs of innovation, educators at Carnegie Mellon University and Northwestern University say, even when the quality of the feedback provided by online sources doesn't always match the quantity.
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I can't read my online courses from ERAU University. | Firefox …

I can't read my online courses from ERAU University. | Firefox …

I'm taking on line courses from Erau University, firts two screens work nice, after that when I reach the courses I nead to learn I can read: “please wait while the …
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Adapting to Blended Courses, and Finding Early Benefits

While professors at Bunker Hill chose the peanut butter exercise, the online lectures that students watch at home and most of the assignments are from an M.I.T. computer science class originally offered as a “massive open online course,” or MOOC, free …
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Economist Krueger Says Online Courses May Boost Living Standards

A Bloomberg Government study released April 2 concluded that the rise of online courses promises to revolutionize higher education. Widespread acceptance of online education may restrain rising college costs, and as many as half of U.S. colleges might …
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Newsbyte: SAP Announces Development Training for New SAP HANA Platform …

Newsbyte: SAP Announces Development Training for New SAP HANA Platform …

WALLDORF, Germany, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced a new online course aimed at software developers seeking introductory knowledge of the SAP HANA� platform. The course, entitled “Introduction to …
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Colleges Adapt Online Courses to Ease Burden

Dazzled by the potential of free online college classes, educators are now turning to the gritty task of harnessing online materials to meet the toughest challenges in American higher education: giving more students access to college, and helping them …
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CSUEB earns top online university ranking – Inside CSUEB News Blog

CSUEB earns top online university ranking. April 26, 2013 5:14am. Cal State East Bay was recently ranked among the top 25 online colleges and universities in …
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KU making plans for online work – The Hutchinson News

KU making plans for online work – The Hutchinson News

If she could have filled that requirement with an online class from KU, she'd have considered it, she says. And she thinks she probably would have learned more. KU has not been among the most aggressive universities in offering online education options …
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Nigeria's Entrepreneur Introduces First Online University

Nigeria's first online university has been launched by Gossy Ukanwoke who has been nicknamed Nigeria's Mark Zuckerberg. Called Beni American University, Gossy who is also the founder of the Students Circle Network, an academic social network for …
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4 Basic Components of an Online Course – Yahoo! News

From Yahoo! News: When Weishung Liu, 27, started her online degree two years ago, she had no idea what to expect.
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Alumni launch online campaign and video alleging Regent mismanagement

Alumni launch online campaign and video alleging Regent mismanagement

A group of prominent University donors and involved alumni have launched an online campaign criticizing the recent behavior of the UT System Board of Regents. Alumni Charles Tate, Joe Jamail and Julius Glickman founded the campaign, entitled “Wake …
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Tips on Choosing Accredited Online Degree Courses at DegreeRetreat.com

Dallas, TX — (SBWIRE) — 04/29/2013 — Online degree programs have become the first choice of working individuals who cannot visit far to attend classes. Also, students pursing full time degrees opt for online courses to add qualifications and stand …
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Estonia: University of Tartu launched a unique online service database for …

Estonia: University of Tartu launched a unique online service database for enterprises. The experience, know-how and equipment of the university have been brought together in the new services database, which includes cooperation opportunities in nine …
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New online training for Saskatchewan apprentices – Leader Post

New online training for Saskatchewan apprentices – Leader Post

The online math course is for those looking for a quick refresher, especially in advance of Level 1 training, or to sharpen skills in specific areas. In the first instance, the online math course helps bridge the gap for apprentices who have been in …
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Duke Faculty Say No

Duke University faculty members, frustrated with their administration and skeptical of the degrees to be awarded, have forced the institution to back out of a deal with nine other universities and 2U to create a pool of for-credit online classes for …
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Eclipse Community Forums: Newcomers » Trouble with Eclipse from …

I downloaded Eclipse from a Stanford online course, following these instructions: www.stanford.edu/class/cs106a/handouts/05-downloading-eclipse.pdf.
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"Negotiating Successfully in China for Procurement and Purchasing …

"Negotiating Successfully in China for Procurement and Purchasing …

The online course will be available to companies and business schools. According to course designer Andrew Hupert, “This course offers professionals an introduction to the negotiating process in China. It shows you how to build the kinds of …
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College is free!

Agarwal's course is known in education jargon as a MOOC, or massive open online course. Web courses and online degrees have been around for years. As the name implies, MOOCs are different for their size (with tens of thousands of students at a time), …
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Case Western Reserve University's free online courses attract more than 80000

CLEVELAND, Ohio – More than 80,000 people from around the world have signed up for Case Western Reserve University's first free online courses – and there is still time to register. The noncredit courses start Wednesday through Coursera, a company that …
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