Whoa. Georgia Tech & Udacity will offer Masters in CS for less than $7,000, total.
Georgia Tech, Udacity To Offer Master's Degree, edSurge
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
MOOCs are controversial, and debate has grown louder in recent weeks.
Laptop U, Nathan Heller, The New Yorker
in Higher Ed, MOOCs, News | Permalink
They see it as giving an advantage over the 1,000s applying for college from China.
Chinese Pupils Arrive in NY Earlier, Seeking College Edge, Kyle Spencer, New York Times
in Higher Ed, News | Permalink
College grads are the only group that has net added jobs in the past five and a half years.
The College Grad Recovery Continues, Matt O'Brien, The Atlantic
in Higher Ed, News, Op-Ed, Stats | Permalink
Many young people wrongly feel that without a B.A. they have no hope of getting a good job.
Is College Worth It?, William J. Bennett, David Wilezol, Fox News
in Higher Ed, Op-Ed, Stats | Permalink
Fewer than two thirds think either jobs or completion count as "very important."
What College Pres Say About Grads Getting Good Jobs, Jordan Weissmann, Atlantic
in Higher Ed, News, Op-Ed | Permalink
...will offer "the best education possible,” like Harvard’s, for profit, & at half the cost.
Minerva Aims to be an Online Ivy League University, Jill Barshay, Time
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, Minerva Project, News | Permalink
On college campus tours, students & parents ask the wrong questions. Try these 7.
Colleges Must Prepare for a Buyer's Market, Jeffrey Salingo, The Chronicle
EdX system lets you submit a test online, grades it on the spot, then, allows retesting.
Essay-Grading Software Offers Professors a Break, John Markoff, New York Times
in Assessment Tech, Coursera, e-Learning, edX, Higher Ed, MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
70+ adaptive learning vendors working to help college leaders decide what they need.
Gates Foundation Helps Colleges Keep Tabs with Adaptive Learning Tech, Paul Fain, IHE
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, Gates Foundation, Higher Ed, Knewton, News | Permalink
“The whole push here is residential education, improved by the Internet."
A New Wrinkle in Online Education, Jennifer Chu, MIT News
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, MIT, News | Permalink
Tough times ahead for “mediocre middle” institutions not invited into the MOOC V.I.P. room.
Colleges Assess Cost of Free Online-Only Courses, David Wallis, New York Times
in Coursera, e-Learning, edX, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
Kosslyn's extensive research in the science of learning, motivation, & cognition highly valued.
Minerva Project Wins Leading Stanford Scholar, Tony Wan, edSurge
Their program helps community college students go on to earn their bachelor’s.
Quad Learning Launches with $11Million, Rebecca Grant, Venture Beat
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, Investment, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Adaptive learning & data analytics will kill the standardized curriculum dominant in higher ed.
The Billion-Dollar Bet on an Adaptive Learning Platform, Phil Hill, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Apollo Group, Big Data, e-Learning, Facebook, Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Op-Ed, Personal Learning, Social Learning | Permalink
Laureate educates 750,000+ students in 29 countries through 65+ Laureate Universities.
World Bank Group Invests in Baltimore-Based Laureate Education, Steve Kilar, Baltimore Sun
in Big Deals, e-Learning, Higher Ed, Investment | Permalink
Have students who have completed MOOCs learned and applied the knowledge and skills?
“Irrational Exuberance”: The Case of the MOOCs, Larry Cuban, Larry Cuban Blog
in Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
There's 1 big thing happening in the world that leaves me incredibly hopeful about the future.
Revolution Hits the Universities, Thomas Friedman, New York Times
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
MOOC2Degree program hopes MOOC-takers who pass will pay tuition for degree program.
Public Universities to Offer Free Online Classes for Credit, Tamar Lewin, New York Times
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News | Permalink
VCs gamble that online ed startups will remake the system through cheaper alternatives.
Can Venture Capital Fix Our Dysfunctional Educational System? Antone Gonsalves, ReadWrite
in 2U (2tor), Coursera, e-Learning, Higher Ed, Lore (Coursekit), NSVF, Udacity | Permalink
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