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University Of Oklahoma Launches Website Offering Lectures On American Government

The University of Oklahoma plans to launch a new website, freedom.ou.edu, on Tuesday. The site will offer free video lectures on topics dealing with American government and constitutional law, produced through the university's Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage.

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Online College Revolution To Leave Empire Builders With Big Bills (Opinion)

You might be wild about the coming revolution in higher education, might see it as a democratizing force that will transform the globe as it lift millions out of poverty for the price of a few dollars per student and a laptop computer.

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Ball State Thinking Big With Free Online Comic Book Class

Course is expected to draw at least 1,000 students and raise university's profile

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The Other Side to Technology in Higher Education

There has been substantial discussion in the past few years about how technology is beginning to move beyond older concepts of distance learning and technology-assisted education to new arrangements like Coursera and the MOOC innovations and experimentations at institutions like Harvard and MIT.

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University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Partners With StraighterLine to Serve Working Adults

StraighterLine announced today that the largest public university in the United States, University of Maryland University College (UMUC), has joined their rapidly expanding network of partner colleges. With over 92,000 students, most of them working adults, UMUC is a formidable addition to StraighterLine's partner school network, which now includes many of the leading adult-focused institutions of higher learning.

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Why Some Of The Best Universities Are Giving Away Their Courses

Each has answers. But basically it comes down to these: To serve the greater good. To win a public-relations race. And, most especially, to enhance reputations.

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Trends in eLearning: Tracking the Impact at Community Colleges

UB WEB SEMINAR ARCHIVES Join UB's Web Seminar Director Kurt Eisele-Dyrli and his guest Fred Lokken, associate dean of the Truckee Meadows Community College WebCollege and author of the recent report on the state of eLearning in community colleges for the Instructional Technology Council. Lokken will describe the findings of a comprehensive survey of community colleges across the country, which explored cloud computing, mobile devices, the future of the learning management system and regional accreditation at two-year institutions.

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Online Higher-Education Startup Coursera Is Taking Over the World

In the fast-evolving realm of free online college courses, Coursera seems to be evolving the fastest.

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CCAD partners with Venture Highway to offer students entrepreneurship class

First time an art college has partnered with Venture Highway, the online learning system, to elevate the entrepreneurial education classroom experience

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Changes Loom For Higher Education, Pew Internet/Elon University Research Says

The higher education world is on the cusp of massive upheaval spurred by competition from digital learning systems, according to a report by Pew Internet/Elon University. Some of the most prestigious schools in the United States are fighting encroachment from online class providers by joining the digital revolution.

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