DIGEST: Iowa to offer online hunter education course – Sioux City Journal

DIGEST: Iowa to offer online hunter education course – Sioux City Journal

Online hunter education: Adults who have prior hunting or firearms handling experience and are looking to satisfy their hunter education requirement to buy a hunting license will have a new option beginning July 1 – an online course. The online course …
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Capella stock rises sharply as earnings beat expectations

An increase in new student enrollment and projections that total enrollment will grow next year fueled a sharp rise Tuesday in the shares of online university Capella Education Co. Shares rocketed up $5.36, or 18 percent, to close at $35.04 after the …
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PrepForward's Online Courses Help Teachers Create Inclusive Classrooms

PrepForward is offering a self-paced, online course to provide comprehensive preparation for teachers to run a strong inclusive classroom to help students with disabilities in mainstream programs. Many diagnoses can affect a student's ability to engage …
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GBTU mulls online version of UPSEE from next year

GBTU mulls online version of UPSEE from next year

From next year, the lakhs aspiring for UP State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) may have the option to appear for the test online. Gautam Buddh Technical University (GBTU) Vice-Chancellor R K Khandal on Wednesday said that the university is considering …
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Florida To Open Online-Only Public University

University. Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill in which the University of Florida will offer a series of online bachelor's degree programs next year, with $15M start-up funds for 2014. This will be the first online-only public university in the …
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Minerva Project Aims to Create an Elite Online University – City Town Info

According to Inside Higher Ed, the Minerva Project has an unconventional model in which students from around the globe live together and move between various dorm locations ranging from San Francisco to Mumbai, but take seminars exclusively online, …
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Minerva Aims to be an Online Ivy League University | TIME.com

Minerva Aims to be an Online Ivy League University | TIME.com

Online learning has been trumpeted by everyone from academics to politicians to venture capitalists as a way to improve access to education. But now a novel …
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AT&T employees start Red Cross response training with West disaster fresh in …

Fifty employees at AT&T's corporate headquarters in Dallas were among 1,100 company-wide who participated in Monday's pilot of the 45-minute online training course. AT&T hopes to have 7,000 employees trained by summer in first aid, CPR and other …
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HUNTING LICENSE: New Online Class Offered

Previously would-be hunters were required to take a 10-hour course on hunting safety and pass a written test in order to receive a license. Earlier this month the Iowa legislature changed the requirements, allowing an online course to substitute for …
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Vassiliou welcomes launch of first pan-European university MOOCs (massive …

Vassiliou welcomes launch of first pan-European university MOOCs (massive …

Partners in 11 countries have joined forces to launch the first pan-European 'MOOCs' (Massive Open Online Courses) initiative, with the support of the European Commission. MOOCs are online university courses which enable people to access quality …
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11 European countries launched the first pan-European university MOOCs …

The European Commission welcomed the launching of the first pan-European 'MOOCs' (Massive Open Online Courses) initiative. The initiative is led by the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU) and mostly involves open …
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Alliance Data Announces New Long-term Agreement With Ohio University …

DALLAS, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, today announced its Retail Services business has signed a long-term …
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Now, log online to choose course of your choice

Now, log online to choose course of your choice

MANGALORE: Students after completing SSLC and II year pre-university course are in need of knowledge about varied courses to choose the right path. But, lack of proper career guidance often hampers the future prospects of many students. A website …
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Dartmouth University cancels Wednesday classes to address online threats over …

But not those at Dartmouth University in Massachusetts, where classes Wednesday were cancelled so the administration could address the “abusive” online threats directed toward some students who protested a recent admissions event. The university …
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Duke faculty raises concern about administrator's 2U transparency

Regarding an upcoming vote about the future of Duke's online education, some faculty members feel they are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Faculty have yet to vote on whether or not Duke should offer online courses for credit, but administrators …
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Now Available! How to Create an Online Course Guidebook – Udemy

Now Available! How to Create an Online Course Guidebook – Udemy

This is a step-by-step guide to learning how to teach online.
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Diversity, online courses among challenges for Eisgruber's administration

As provost, Eisgruber was involved in exploring publicly accessible scholarship with online course material and lectures. The University spent $250,000 in April 2012 to launch the Coursera platform, which makes certain online classes available to …
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4 Basic Components of an Online Course

Although online courses vary, you're likely to use video, audio and discussion boards in your digital classroom. When Weishung Liu, 27, started her online degree two years ago, she had no idea what to expect. Would she have to log in to watch lectures …
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Capella Education Company Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

Capella Education Company Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

Capella Education Company (NASDAQ: CPLA), a provider of online post-secondary education, primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary Capella University, today announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2013. “We are pleased …
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University of Oklahoma School of Law launches online program in …

NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma School of Law is launching a new program designed to help American Indian tribal officials and others navigate the …
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Now, apply online for Jamia's engineering, tech courses

For the first time since it became a Central university in 1988, Jamia Millia Islamia has introduced online applications for its Faculty of Engineering and Technology. In the two weeks, since the application process started, the department has received …
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AOL On – First Public Online University

AOL On – First Public Online University

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill in which the University of Florida will offer a series of …
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The Digital Education Divide

The latest, hottest thing in higher education is the MOOC: Massive Open Online Course. Students—tens of thousands, supposedly—can now sit in their PJs in their bedrooms and take an online course, free and typically for no credit. If they finish, they …
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edX offers free online classes with UT System

UTA students can now enroll in free online courses taught by professors from universities such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institution of Technology through a program called edX. EdX is a nonprofit platform that offers online courses.
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Free Online Courses through Stanford University – Ylakeland

Free Online Courses through Stanford University – Ylakeland

Check out Stanford University's Venture Lab online! Stanford's Venture Lab offers individuals the opportunity to take courses from the university free of charge, …
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Students say online classes are easier

As the University attempts to stay relevant and increase online learning opportunities, students say online courses are easier and more convenient. The University currently offers online learning for graduate programs with 17 students enrolled, but …
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ASU holds online election to pick Sparky mascot costume

The online ballot features four versions of the new costume with varying changes to the head and face. The university says students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans can vote online at sparky.asu.edu. The university's announcement of the election says …
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State Universities Should Move Online More Aggressively, Report …

State Universities Should Move Online More Aggressively, Report …

Public universities have a long history of adapting to technological change, but they must speed up their embrace of online education — and work together to do …
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New Hunter Education Course Available on Line

“We will continue to offer our traditional classroom course and online-field day course as options for younger students and encourage the older students will little or no firearms handling or hunting experience to consider that option as well so they …
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Online Resources Will Upend the Textbook Industry

Hybrid courses are combing online course work with traditional lectures and classroom sessions to increase the relevancy of lessons while lowering the expense of course materials. Online courses, e-books and mobile apps featuring OER materials can fill …
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