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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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Colorado State to Offer Credits for Online Class

As millions of students have flocked to free “massive open online courses," or MOOCs, in recent months, higher education experts have focused on two big questions: whether universities will begin to offer credit for such courses, and what might be done to prevent cheating.

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IU Unveils Plan To Expand Online Education

Indiana University is investing $8 million to help develop and deliver online courses at its campuses statewide and extend the university's global reach.

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University Of Minnesota Crookston Breaks Enrollment Record With Help Of Online Students

The University of Minnesota-Crookston, reported that it broke enrollment records on its first day Tuesday, thanks to new online students. Of the 1,773 students enrolled so far, 39 percent are online-only students, according to unofficial reports.

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Straighterline Wants To Help Professors Expand Reach, While Students Save

Baltimore startup creating online marketplace for professors, students for courses

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Stanford Appoints Online-Learning Vice Provost  

Stanford University has appointed computer scientist John Mitchell its first vice provost for online learning. The appointment is part of a larger Stanford Online initiative that the university said would restructure learning and better position it as a worldwide learning institution.

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MOOC Brigade: Will Massive, Open Online Courses Revolutionize Higher Education?

On the plus side, MOOCs are free, open to anyone and taught by professors at prestigious universities. On the downside, they have low completion rates, and critics questions the utility of students being graded by their peers. TIME is enrolling in several of these classes to see what all the fuss is about

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CSN, UNLV Experience Surge In Online Courses, Enrollment

In Nevada, which last year saw a 14 percent decline in state funding for higher education, online classes have proliferated as demand has grown.

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Online University For All Balances Big Goals, Expensive Realities

Naylea Omayra Villanueva Sanchez, 22, lives on the edge of the Amazon rain forest in Tarapoto, northern Peru.

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