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When Smaller Really Is Better (Opinion)

At the moment, the buzz in the higher education community is all about MOOCs -- massive open online courses. MOOCs, which in many cases are offered, for free, by top faculty at some of our nation's most prestigious universities including Harvard, MIT and Stanford, are now attracting millions of students worldwide.

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Area Colleges See Fast-Growing Demand For Online Courses

Student interest in online courses has nearly doubled at UND in the past five years, while other regional institutions have seen an even greater increase. At the University of Minnesota-Crookston, an influx of 236 more students this year contributed to breaking the university’s enrollment record.

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Oklahoma College And Universities Poised To Expand Online Offerings, Consultant Says

Oklahoma's public colleges and universities are well placed to expand their online offerings, a higher education consultant said Wednesday.

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Jenzabar Software Delivers Courses to Social Environment

California State San Marcos and Emory Continuing Education Go Live with Higher Reach on Facebook

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Minnesota Eases Restrictions On Online Education Following Internet Dust-Up

Hey, all you colleges and universities not in Minnesota: Want to offer a free, online, not-for-credit course to people living here, no questions asked? This is your lucky day.

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MOOCs Will Never Replace Traditional Higher Ed (Opinion)

MOOCs are great for supplementing learning but not replacing it.

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Online Harvard University Courses Draw Well

100,000 sign up for first edX courses

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UT System To Join Online Course Collaboration With Harvard, MIT

The University of Texas System is entering the wide open world of MOOCs. Yep, that’s a real thing.

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Thousands Enroll In U.Va.'s Free Online Courses

The University of Virginia's new non-credit online courses have drawn thousands of students but professors wonder how many will complete the offerings.

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