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Wake Forest University Not Ready To Offer Free Online Courses

Wake Forest University is continuing to explore the rapidly changing world of online higher education, but it's not yet ready to join other prestigious universities in offering free online classes.

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State's 'Online U' Would Be National First

Florida, not known as a higher-education innovator, nevertheless might become the first state in the nation to open an all-online public university.

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UC Berkeley To Offer Free Online Classes Through edX

Edx, founded by Harvard and MIT, will host two not-for-credit UC Berkeley courses this fall.

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The Trouble With Online Education (Opinion)

“AH, you’re a professor. You must learn so much from your students.”

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Universities Reshaping Education on the Web

As part of a seismic shift in online learning that is reshaping higher education, Coursera, a year-old company founded by two Stanford University computer scientists, will announce on Tuesday that a dozen major research universities are joining the venture.

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Northern Arizona University and Pearson Partner to Launch Region’s First Competency-based Online Learning Programs

NAU and Pearson to design more than 90 online courses that align with program competencies, powered by Pearson LearningStudio

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Is Sebastian Thrun's Udacity The Future Of Higher Education? (Opinion)

Educators and policymakers have long dreamed of providing universal, low cost, first-class higher education. Their wish may come true soon thanks to an unlikely source: Silicon Valley.

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Online Education Has Teachers Conflicted

When the University of California dangled a $30,000 incentive to thousands of professors in 2010 inviting them to create UC-worthy online courses, just 70 responded, and only a few classes materialized.

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University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Drives Double Digit Enrollment Increases for Remote Students through Online Learning via Mediasite

Sonic Foundry, Inc., the trusted market leader for lecture capture, enterprise and event webcasting, announced the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering has selected Mediasite for lecture capture in its new multi-million dollar state-of-the-art online learning facility.

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