New hunter ed course option for adults begins July 1

New hunter ed course option for adults begins July 1

Adults who have prior hunting or firearms handling experience and are looking to satisfy their hunter education requirement to purchase a hunting license will have a new option beginning July 1 – a hunter education course online. The online course will …
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Southern Queensland, Australia's #1 Online University

The University of Southern Queensland has been named among the top five online universities in the world and number one in Australasia according to the 2013 edition of the Best Worst Online Degree Programs. The ratings eBook, published annually by …
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Mother and Son to Receive Ashford University Degrees on Same Day

CLINTON, Iowa, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — May 5, 2013 will be a day to remember for Joseph Lightfoot as he receives a bachelor's degree in sports and recreation management from Ashford University. Sitting in the audience of that morning's …
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BC Joins 'Semester Online' Consortium

BC Joins 'Semester Online' Consortium

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (5-1-13) — Boston College has joined six other leading teaching and research universities in forming Semester Online, the first education consortium to offer for-credit online courses to academically qualified undergraduate students.
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University of Denver creates online tool to track law jobs

Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers, an initiative the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver, has created Law Jobs: By the Numbers, an interactive online tool that gives prospective law students “the …
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Ministry cautions against online courses after Israeli claim

RIYADH — The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ) claimed it has attracted over 40,000 Arab and Muslim students, including many from Saudi Arabia, to its free online courses, Al-Watan daily reported citing the Israeli news website nocamels.com.
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Coursera to Offer MOOCs for Teacher Training – City Town Info

Coursera to Offer MOOCs for Teacher Training – City Town Info

Coursera is partnering with a number of educational institutions and other organizations to provide massive open online courses (MOOCs) for teacher training, Inside Higher Ed reports. This move marks Coursera's entry into K-12 and early childhood …
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Four more universities join Futurelearn

Four more universities have announced plans to offer massive open online courses via the UK-based Futurelearn platform, taking the total number of higher education institutions involved to 21. 'Learn' button on PC keyboard. Loughborough University and …
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Pubblicarrello.com Announce its Sponsorship for the Italian National …

Pubblicarrello, the online company leader in the market of personalized clothes, gadget and accessories, is proud to announce its sponsorship for the National University Championship, which will take place in Cassino, Italy, from the 18th to 26th of …
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San Jose State University Faculty Pushes Back Against EdX

San Jose State University Faculty Pushes Back Against EdX

Junn said the use of material from providers offering MOOCs does not mean the university classes are themselves MOOCs because they are not entirely online and they are not massive courses — indeed, they have the same number of enrolled students as …
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Online Accounting Tool From University of Florida Makes Research and …

Researchers at the University of Florida (UF) seek to streamline the accounting process with myinvestiGator, an intelligent online accounting tool that skims through data such as financial statements and returns results based on simple questions. UF …
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Economist Krueger Says Online Courses May Boost Living …

President Barack Obama's top economist praised online educational courses as a “disruptive” development that may improve U.S. living standards.
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Online courses open gates of academia, let in the world

Online courses open gates of academia, let in the world

Less than a year ago, Harvard and MIT formed edX to offer free MOOCs — Massive Open Online Courses — conducted with the same rigor as their on-campus equivalents. Today, edX offers classes from U.C. Berkeley, Rice, the University of Texas, Wellesley …
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State End-Of-Course Online Testing To Resume Monday

Frankfort – Online administration of state-mandated end-of-course tests (EOC) is scheduled to resume Monday following technical glitches this week with the test vendor, ACT, Inc. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Office of Assessment and …
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Delhi University hardsells new courses

Vice-chancellor Dinesh Singh met 3,000 schoolleaving students from different parts of the city on Thursday to apprise them of the changes to be introduced in the undergraduate courses from July. According to DU, about 90 per cent of the students wrote …
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The online learning revolution

The online learning revolution

More than 6.7 million people, roughly a third of all postsecondary students, took an online course in 2011, according to the Babson Survey Research Group's annual Survey of Online Learning. Year-over-year online learning enrollment has grown steadily …
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BPF launches online training resource

The plastics industry received a welcome training boost today (2 May) with the launch of the British Plastics Federation's (BPF) online training resource. BPFTraining.com, created in partnership with Maguire Training, features a collection of some 80 …
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British Museum to join free online teaching drive

The British Museum is to join the move into free online teaching, announcing on Friday that it will be part of Britain's first foray into massive open online courses, or Moocs. Led by the Open University, Futurelearn is a consortium of universities …
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Current Students | Liberty University Online

Current Students | Liberty University Online

News, links and login information for current Liberty University Online students.
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Fielding's Online Master's in Media Psychology Program Earns Top 20 Ranking

GetEducated.com, America's consumer-oriented online college guide, published its 2013 online university rankings of the best affordable online master's programs for psychology, counseling and human services professionals, which included the Fielding in …
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MOOCs : What University CIOs Really Think

Can a university dependent on convincing students and their parents to part with tuition dollars afford to participate in a movement that says online education should be free? On the other hand, can a university that wants to stay relevant afford not to?
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Q&A: The future of big, public universities

Q&A: The future of big, public universities

On April 25, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Menand visited campus and delivered a lecture titled “The Condition of the Humanities.” An English and American literature and language professor at Harvard University, Menand previously taught at the …
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Western Governors University Recognized for Excellence in Distance Learning …

“Western Governors University represents the finest examples of online education, best practices, and leadership in our field,” said Dr. Rob Robinson, President of USDLA. “We are so very proud and excited to be able to recognize this level of …
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Differences of Opinion on Online Courses

As edX , Coursera, and Udacity continue to build and launch massive open online courses (MOOCs)—and other would-be contenders approach the field—evidence and opinions are accumulating about how best to use such courses, the experience of …
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Coursera Expands to K-12 by Offering 28 Free Teacher Courses

Coursera Expands to K-12 by Offering 28 Free Teacher Courses

The massive open online course (MOOC) provider is expanding beyond university courses by offering 28 teaching courses for free, with more to come. Coursera …
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Win tickets to the Australian Businesswomen's Network's online course

Win one of ten tickets to the Australian Businesswomen's Network's online course helping small business owners make the most of the online and social media world. If your business is not online, then you do not exist to the millions of people looking …
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Administration encourages students to complete course evaluations

She said the university has been conducting course evaluations for several decades, and the Marquette Online Course Evaluation System has been in place since fall 2008. “Prior to MOCES, the university used a paper-based system from the University of …
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Colorado approves online university focused on the cultivation of …

Colorado approves online university focused on the cultivation of …

The online university launched its first class April 18 on marijuana cultivation basics, and will host two classes per month using facilities at the Auraria Campus , …
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Campus figuring out ways to offer online classes out of state

CSUN is in the beginning stages of figuring out how a proposed interstate reciprocity system for online courses could affect online education at the university. The Commission on the Regulation of Postsecondary Distance Education released a report in …
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7 schools form consortium for online courses – News – Boston.com

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame is joining with six other universities to offer online, for-credit courses.
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