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California to Give Web Courses a Big Trial

Udacity, a Silicon Valley start-up that creates online college classes, will announce a deal on Tuesday with San Jose State University for a series of remedial and introductory courses.

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U. Va. Branching Out With Online Classes

On Tuesday, Philip Zelikow will hold the opening session of his spring-term course "The Modern World: Global History Since 1760" at the University of Virginia.

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Digital and Web in Higher Ed

Seven trends that will shape 2013

Can you believe it? I’ve been writing this column about digital marketing in higher education for seven years.

So much has happened since February 2006. Together we’ve witnessed the first blips of Web 2.0, the development—and demise—of many social networking platforms, and the rising tide of new media that later turned into the social media tsunami. Over the past seven years, we’ve also seen the end of the desktop browser compatibility war, the start of the battle for the mobile and responsive web, and growing interest for digital analytics in higher education.

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Higher Ed Leaders Must Lead Online

We are witnessing a historic transformation of how students learn, teachers teach, and universities are organized.

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Colleges Resist Free Online Courses, Undercutting Promise

A new study says U.S. colleges are resisting free online courses, partly because there is little revenue.

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Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later

All of this could well add up to the future of higher education — if anyone can figure out how to make money.

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Who Are MOOCs Most Likely to Help?

It may turn out that electronic degree programs designed to make education democratic will actually only work for the elite.

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Free Education: Learning New Lessons

Online courses are transforming higher education, creating new opportunities for the best and huge problems for the rest

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Rethinking Higher Ed Open Online Learning (Opinion)

More universities should develop high-quality online degree programs

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