Logging on to learning

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Article from Global Times: A student reviews the curriculum of an online IELTS course. Chinese Internet companies have invested heavily in online education in recent years, but critics argue digital learning should supplement rather than replace traditional classroom studies. Photo: Li Hao/GT Each week more than hundreds of students from across China wait for Yang [...]

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E-Learning Platform Lynda.com Buys Compilr To Add In-Browser Coding Tools …

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Article from TechCrunch: Lynda.com, the online education platform that raised its first and only round of $ 103 million about a year ago, is today announcing an acquisition that will further Lynda.com’s reach with developers and expand the kinds of services it can offer to users. It’s acquiring Compilr, a Halifax, Canada startup that runs [...]

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Education events April 7-13

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Article from Online Athens: MONDAY • National Public Health Week at UGA, all week, UGA main and health sciences campuses. A series of events sponsored by UGA’s College of Public Health, with a different theme each day, beginning Monday with “Be healthy from the start,” focusing on health at home. For more, see the UGA [...]

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CI launches first fully online Bachelor’s Degree in Business

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Article from Ventura County Star: Camarillo, Calif., April 2, 2014 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) is pleased to announce its first fully online degree – the Bachelor of Science in Business, offered through the Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics and CI’s Extended University. The new online degree allows students to earn their [...]

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Learn New Skills Using These 8 Online Education Tools

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Article from AOL Jobs: Getty Images By Erik Hyrkas Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE? We’ve compiled a list of eight free educational tools that cover [...]

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Sen hopeful knocks rival’s lack of college degree

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Article from Online Athens: ATLANTA — A top Republican candidate in Georgia’s U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman. Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue said during a January meeting captured on video that “there’s a high school [...]

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University of Florida to pay firm $186 million for online degree program

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Article from Tbo.com: Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014 63° Subscribe Manage my account >> Read the full article Related News: Suggested Items: Engaging the Online Learner: Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction (Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning)This is a revision of the first title in Jossey-Bass’ Online Teaching & Learning series. This series helps [...]

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UC’s Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze

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Article from Los Angeles Times: University of California President Janet Napolitano struck a rare blow for rational education practice this week by pushing back strongly against the craze for online learning courses. Online education isn’t a panacea, she said; it’s not for everyone, it’s not cheap, and if it’s done right it may not even [...]

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University of California’s Napolitano joins skeptics over online courses

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Article from Reuters: By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, California Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:10pm EDT SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) – University of California President Janet Napolitano on Monday joined a growing chorus of higher education leaders who have expressed skepticism about the use and cost-effectiveness of courses that are offered online. Napolitano’s remarks at a Sacramento luncheon [...]

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MVC adds online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice

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Article from The Marshall Democrat-News: Missouri Valley College has added a new completely online degree program. Beginning fall 2014, MVC will offer an online Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. Criminal justice students gain a solid understanding of the causes of criminal behavior and the application of justice. Criminal justice degrees prepare students for careers [...]

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