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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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Deltak Partners With Boston University To Launch New Online Graduate Law Degree

Education Service Provider to Introduce Second Online Master’s Degree Program with University

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A College Education on the Cheap? Tech Start-Ups Take on Higher Ed

Technology start-ups are cracking into the higher education market and their pitch is an enticing one: A college education for anyone at almost no cost.

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Move your campus to the mobile age

Universities deploy AT&T Campus Guide to create a smartphone app integrating almost all system data.

With  smartphones and mobile devices everywhere on campus, students expect complete mobile access to everything from course assignments and grades to events and sports news. This web seminar, originally presented on April 11, 2012, explored how two schools use AT&T Campus Guide, enabling them to keep students and staff connected, informed and engaged while on the go.

Nadir Khan
Education Industry Solutions Consultant
AT&T

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San Antonio College Uses Mediasite Webcasting Platform for Online Training

Sonic Foundry, Inc., the trusted market leader for lecture capture, enterprise and event webcasting, today announced that its Mediasite webcasting platform is used by San Antonio College, part of one of the largest community college systems in the United States, Alamo Colleges, to train teachers and call center agents more efficiently.

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MIT-Harvard Project Aims to Change the Face of Learning

At the beginning of the 21st century, MIT began a bold, pioneering experiment in bringing higher learning to the masses. Originally intended for students traveling abroad to keep up with their studies, the OpenCourseWare Project enabled anyone to access the OCW site and read course materials from more than 2,000 MIT classes. While there was no interaction with faculty and no grades or credit given for doing any of the work, it opened the door to a variety of possibilities for online learning.

Keeping Tuition Within Reach

Moving past the traditional university structure to help students

As college acceptance letters began popping up in mailboxes across the country this year, incoming students were left once again with the daunting task of choosing the right school. While cost has always been a consideration, more students than ever before are now considering it as a key factor—not only in terms of which school to attend, but whether they go to college at all.

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Findings Give Boost To Online Classes

Method effective, study concludes

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College Crackup And The Online Future (Opinion)

In the coming decade, emerging technologies will thoroughly transform higher education. Although distance learning and computer-assisted education have been around since the 1960s, financial pressures are forcing institutions to develop aggressive online programs.

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