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Starbucks To Offer Employees Online College Degrees

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Article from The Heartland Institute: Starbucks and Arizona State University will offer Starbucks’ employees who work at least 20 hours per week the opportunity to receive an online college degree at a discounted price. This arrangement “is a first of its kind,” said Sharon Keeler, an Arizona State (ASU) spokeswoman. “[W]e have a constant desire [...]

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Starbucks to Subsidize Workers’ College Degrees

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Article from Wall Street Journal: Due to recent suspicious activity from your computer, we have blocked your access to http://online.wsj.com. After completing the captcha below, you will immediately regain access to http://online.wsj.com, however you may receive further captchas if further suspicious behavior is detected. ……….. >> Read the full article Related News: Suggested Items: Online [...]

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How online courses boost college completion but lower actual learning ( in 3 …

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Article from VentureBeat: The availability of online learning is doing some really strange things to California’s community college students: It’s dramatically increasing their persistence to a degree, but it’s lowering how often they finish each course with a passing grade. “In every academic subject area, students are less likely to succeed in online than in [...]

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Simmons College Announces First Online Undergraduate Degree Program …

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Article from Wall Street Journal: Addition of two new online nursing programs demonstrates Simmons’s commitment to online education BOSTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Simmons College today announced the launch of a new, online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (RN to BSN). This is the school’s first online undergraduate degree program. In addition, Simmons [...]

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Gauge the Cost of an Online Degree From a U.S. College

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Article from U.S. News & World Report: International students looking to earn an online degree on the cheap can consider University of the People, a tuition-free, accredited school. For many international students, the idea of earning an online degree from a U.S. school can seem like an enticing alternative to studying abroad. With online learning, [...]

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RI bill aims to help adults finish college degree online

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Article from The Brown Daily Herald: Rep. Joseph McNamara, D-Warwick and Cranston, proposed legislation March 19 to create a three-year pilot program for Rhode Island adults to complete their college degrees online. The program will be facilitated through partnerships with Charter Oak State College, a Connecticut public online college, and College Unbound, a Providence-based nonprofit [...]

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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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Wiley College broadens online learning options

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Article from Marshall News Messenger: Wiley College has become a hub for historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) in offering online courses through its Center of Excellence which launched last semester. The Center of Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley is working with online education resource provider Lumen Learning to broaden the local college’s online [...]

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MOOC Initiative Opens Doors To College Degree Programs

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Article from Campus Technology: Distance Learning | News MOOC Initiative Opens Doors To College Degree Programs By Sharleen Nelson 01/24/13 For students seeking to tentatively test the college waters before signing up, nine public universities will offer a free initial course as a massive open online course (MOOC). Students that successfully complete the MOOC2Degree course [...]

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College of Ed ‘at the forefront of online learning’

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Article from NIU Today: La Vonne I. Neal U.S. News & World Report this week ranked the NIU College of Education’s online graduate program fourth in the nation, testimony to the college’s commitment to providing innovative solutions to students’ ever-evolving needs. This year marks t……….. >> Read the full article Related News: The Online Teaching [...]

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