Online course prepares first-time home buyers

Online course prepares first-time home buyers

Consumers interested in purchasing their first home can now access Framework, a revolutionary new online course, based on the award-winning Home Stretch curriculum that has taught tens of thousands of Minnesota families how to be successful …
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Delhi University online registration to include SC/STs

Even though the physical common admission form will be available for pre-admission registration to various undergraduate courses, the focus seems to be on the online registration this year. According to university officials, the application process …
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Queens University of Charlotte Launches Online Master's in Communication

To help working adults gain vital communication skills for the 21st century, Queens University of Charlotte now offers an online Master of Arts in Communication through its Knight School of Communication. The integrative, competitively priced program …
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Millennials don't worry about online privacy – USA Today

Millennials don't worry about online privacy – USA Today

A new survey out from the University of Southern California's Center for the Digital Future shows that Millennials are more willing than any other generation to post personal information online — especially if they get something out of it. To be fair …
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CSU TO BLEND ONLINE, CLASSROOM CSU TO BLEND ONLINE STUDIES …

A new online approach to an electrical engineering course at San Jose State University saw fewer students failing the class and will be expanded to other California State University campuses in the fall. The course was offered as a collaboration …
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Eisgruber to support grade deflation, online curriculum, U.'s international …

Eisgruber said he plans to evaluate the role of online course offerings in Princeton's curriculum. He noted that the preliminary efforts with Coursera have been met with a positive response from faculty but that the University is still very …
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Fla. Gov. to sign education bill that creates online university, revises …

Fla. Gov. to sign education bill that creates online university, revises …

Scott is scheduled on Monday to sign the comprehensive bill which would also let the University of Florida take the lead in online education in the state. The state's most prestigious university would gain the right to offer bachelor degrees completely …
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Designing Your Online Course (DYOC) | Quality Matters Program

QM is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online course design and online components. The QM …
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The Language of International Business: Washington University School of Law …

The course builds upon Washington University School of Law's recently launched online LL.M. in U.S. Law for foreign lawyers, known as @WashULaw . Taught by Washington University faculty, the new online Legal English course offers students considering …
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More Lower Division Courses Available Online

More Lower Division Courses Available Online

California state senator Darrell Steinberg introduced a new measure to offer California college students online courses for credit at UC's, CSU's, and CCC's. The measure creates a faculty-led, quality first framework would allow online course providers …
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Online courses can be a tough lesson

As online courses spread, some people think China has stumbled into a new college-free era. Online education has many advantages, not least its flexibility, but there are limitations. Many top university online courses are taught in English, making it …
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Arizona State University holds online election on changes to new version of …

TEMPE, Arizona — Arizona State University students and others associated with the Tempe-based university begin voting Monday to choose among options for updating the Sparky mascot's costume. The election that runs through May 5 is in response to …
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Top British universities are joining the MOOCs revolution. Source: Supplied

Top British universities are joining the MOOCs revolution. Source: Supplied

Soon some students will be able to do just that, as will anybody with a computer and internet connection, as a number of Russell Group universities prepare to make some of their courses available online. Not only will these offer greater flexibility to …
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MOOC Mania: Debunking the hype around massive open online …

That's when the enormous hype began about massive open online courses, better known as “MOOCs.” Since then, Thrun and his fellow lab professors Daphne …
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Water Reclamation Facility Coming Online at Storrs Campus

The University is on the verge of opening a new high-tech facility that will further enhance its water conservation efforts by saving hundreds of thousands of gallons of drinking-quality water every day. The University's Reclaimed Water Facility is …
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DU online registration to include SC/STs

DU online registration to include SC/STs

NEW DELHI: The Delhi University online registration process is likely to be extended to SC/ ST and persons with disability (PWD) in the 2013-14 academic session. Even though the physical common admission form will be available for pre-admission …
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Neto's Tucson: University of Arizona online archive reveals a wealth …

The headline was succinct and direct: “Much persecution of Mexicans in California.”
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Hawaii Approves Biologix Solutions Online Bloodborne Pathogens Course for …

This online course fulfills OSHA's initial and annual bloodborne pathogens training requirements for all body art professionals. After successful completion of this course, a Certificate of Completion will be available for your record and to submit …
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On-course bookies fear a wi-fi revolution that could boost online gambling at …

On-course bookies fear a wi-fi revolution that could boost online gambling at …

But Britain's racecourses may soon be on a collision course with the men in flat caps over plans to boost online gambling at race meetings. The Jockey Club, which owns 15 of Britain's most famous racecourses – including Cheltenham, Epsom, Newmarket …
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Depew students offered online bioethics class

Depew educators are teaming up with Erie 1 BOCES to offer students a new science course that will be taught completely online. Bioethics will be available as a half-credit science elective at no cost to the district for five students, according to high …
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Neto's Tucson: University of Arizona online archive reveals a wealth of …

El Tucsonense and other newspapers can be read in a new digital collection at the University of Arizona Special Collections Library. Dubbed the Mexican and Mexican American Press Collection, the publications span 150 years of borderlands' history …
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MOOCs Help Students, Universities

MOOCs Help Students, Universities

MOOCs are “massive open online courses” that allow large-scale student participation with top-level professors by using the Web. Reed's 23 California state universities were beginning to develop MOOC offerings when he left in December to retire in …
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Yale University Selects NetDocuments' Online Document …

NetDocuments today announced its cloud-based document management service has been implemented at Yale University in the office of general counsel and …
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Reed: Academic 'avalanche' coming

And that's a good thing, according to Charlie Reed, the former chancellor of Florida's university system and the recently retired chancellor of the California state university system. MOOCs are “massive open online courses” that allow large-scale …
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SPC uses online course to help remedial students

SPC uses online course to help remedial students

Decades had passed since Cynthia Staiger sat in a high school classroom breathing in chalk dust and learning what “x” equaled if “y” was less than 5. So when Staiger, 54, went to enroll for summer classes at St. Petersburg College, the Pinellas Park …
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Two Cheers for Web U!

MOOC boosters tend to speak of these global online classes as if they are the greatest educational advancement since the Athenian agora, highlighting their potential to lift millions of people out of poverty. Skeptics — including the blogger and …
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FCC instructor recognized for oceanography class

Alberto Ramirez, the director of learning technologies at FCC's Center for Distributed Learning, received the Maryland Distance Learning Association's “Best Online Course of the Year” 2013 award for his course “PC 104: The Water Planet — Introduction …
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WSU Extension opens new online forest university

WSU Extension opens new online forest university

Washington State University Extension has launched Forest Stewardship University, which offers a series of self-directed online courses. The online courses are recommended for small forest landowners, people who want to know more about trees and …
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ZK Java Web Framework Conducting Online Training Sessions for Beginners

Recently, ZK Team offered a series of online training courses that is free of charge to those who are beginners of ZK. The aim of the training is to help them get started and learn the framework in a more efficient way. The course consists of key …
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UMD's Mtech Pronounces: Business Plan Pitches Are Dead

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The six student and faculty finalist teams in the new University of Maryland Business Model Challenge won't be writing business plans or making investor pitches. … J. Scott Wheeler, and …
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