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California bill would expand clout of online college courses
CNET (blog)
The bill, to be submitted by California Senate President Darrell Steinberg, comes as state budgets for higher education are being slashed across the U.S., resulting in fewer spots for students in courses required for graduation. Credit for online ...
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Online course selection now available
Monroe News Star
BATON ROUGE — Parents interested in their children taking classes not currently offered at their schools or courses that earn college credits or professional training can begin enrolling now. Superintendent of Education John White Monday announced ...
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Measure Seeks Campus Credit For Web Study
New York Times
Legislation will be introduced in the California Senate on Wednesday that could reshape higher education by requiring the state's public colleges and universities to give credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register ...
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eTeacher Group Adds Biblical Greek to Online Course Offerings
Business Wire (press release)
JERUSALEM & TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eTeacher Group, in conjunction with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, today announced the introduction of biblical Greek courses to its growing curriculum of biblical languages for students around the ...
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Steinberg to introduce bill for online class college credit
Los Angeles Times
State Sen. Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) plans to introduce a bill Wednesday that would create a framework to allow students at California's public colleges and universities to receive credit for some online courses. The bill takes aim at the ...
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Keeping an Eye on Online Test-Takers
New York Times
The issue of online cheating concerns many educators, particularly as more students take MOOCs for college credit, and not just for personal enrichment. Already, five classes from Coursera, a major MOOC provider, offer the possibility of credit, and ...
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Continuing Education Provider Professional Development Resources Publishes ...
EIN News (press release)
Professional Development Resources, a national provider of accredited continuing education units for psychologists, social workers, counselors, MFTs, OTs, and registered dietitians has released a new online course on celiac disease. JACKSONVILLE, FL ...
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Great Falls College also offers courses online
Great Falls Tribune
In 1996 when Great Falls College-MSU started offering online courses, teachers would send class videotapes and class materials to students by mail and correspond with them by email, which at the time was new technology for many people. In some cases ...
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Online engineering course emphasizes interactive learning
The Brown Daily Herald
The course will be offered through Canvas instead of Coursera, the online course platform that will host three Brown massive open online courses this summer, to allow the University to try out another method of virtual instruction, said Harriette ...
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Mandatory course meant to end hockey parent brawls
Hockey New Brunswick wants to eliminate off-ice brawls and threatening behaviour between parents by insisting they take a mandatory online course on respect. Parents are lashing out more often and it's becoming a problem, said Brian Whitehead, ...
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Colorado gun bills: Bill that bans online concealed carry certification ...
Denver Post
Those opposed claim online courses are just as valid a form of instruction as a classroom setting and are ideal for busy people seeking their permit. For this bill, there were some lawmakers in the middle of the argument, who claim while the entire ...
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Online course may help you land your dream job
CRESSKILL — Need a job? Want to change jobs? Just starting out in the job market? What if I told you that everything you've ever learned about how to get a job is wrong? And what if I told you that there are actually specific steps that you can take ...
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SU launches first massive open online course
SU The Daily Orange (subscription)
Twenty years after it started offering online courses, the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University has introduced its first massive open online course. "The iSchool has been at the forefront of online education for two decades," said ...
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Massive open online courses: Time and a little money are a worthy investment
Financial Times
Many in the world of higher education suspect they are witnessing the beginning of a revolution. The agent provocateur is the Mooc (massive open online course) and, if some pundits are proved correct, it could change the way all students experience ...
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BRACE offering a free online disaster preparedness course
Pensacola News Journal
During the online exercise, management and staff will have the opportunity to work together as a unified disaster response team. The team will work through the various activities associated with preparing for, then responding to and recovering from, ...
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Online Teaching Series: Moving Your Course Online
IUPUI Newscenter
In this half-day workshop, participants will discover how to translate the best practices of face-to-face course design to create an effective and engaging online learning environment. In doing so, participants will become familiar with a variety of ...
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Online course fee set to increase next semester
"Cost of taking online course shouldn't keep going up." According to the NMSU Policy Manual, Distance Education at NMSU is defined as "the formal educational process of delivering instruction so that students physically remote from the campus of ...
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Glendale Community College grapples with online campus
Glendale News Press
The way higher education is administered across the nation has changed dramatically as more colleges pump up their online course offerings. Nationwide, 32% of all college students have taken an online course. In California, the figure is closer to 27%.
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Flipped classrooms: homework in class, online lectures at home
The goal, advocates say, is to use class time to help students get past obstacles they have encountered. It is not exactly a new idea. But it is one that is growing in popularity, along with the more controversial massive online open course, more ...
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Professors see varying success in online courses
Daily Californian
As the semester progressed, UC Berkeley lecturer Dan Garcia noticed one group of students falling behind: those taking his course without ever setting foot on campus. Of the 320 students enrolled in "The Beauty and Joy of Computing," the 60 students ...
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Oregon State offers online beer class
Corvallis Gazette Times
Oregon State University has created online and on-site short courses for both professional and hobby brewers who want to refine their technical skills. On-site offerings will take place this summer in Corvallis, Portland and Bend, allowing students to ...
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DailyDirt: The Future Of Higher Education Is Online
Online education is set to revolutionize higher education, making it more affordable, more accessible, more efficient, and more effective. Of course, online education works only if it's done right. It's not enough to simply lecture to students through ...
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Free online course: All you ever wanted to know about SDN
Network World
Network World - Georgia Tech this spring will offer a comprehensive free, 6-week online course about software-defined networking, one of the hottest topics in enterprise IT. The MOOC (massive open online course) is being offered via Coursera and is ...
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Benton, IL/March 11, 2013 - JCC is now opening registration for three online courses in their JCC Online Learning Center®. These courses are valuable training for all agricultural dealerships and will add an immediate return on training dollars to the ...
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Thinking Beyond Project Completion: Analytics, Online Course Guides, and ...
Campus Technology
At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality ...
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