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Study: Most College Students Prefer Taking Classes The Traditional Way

According to a new study from the Teachers College at Columbia University, the vast majority of students in community college would rather take their classes in person as opposed to online.

04/29/2013

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Grades Out, Badges In

Education ‘badges’, offered mostly on online start-ups, look like brightly colored Boy Scout badges and are meant to convey more about a student and his or her strengths than a grade might.

02/05/2013

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Offering Credit For MOOCS

Higher educational institutions in the California system are looking for creative ways to reduce college costs. A project with Udacity, a for-profit provider of MOOC – or massive open online courses – may offer a solution.

01/28/2013

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Craftsy App

Craftsy offers video-based online classes dedicated to crafts ranging from quilt making to photography to cake decorating.

12/20/2012

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How Tech Has Changed College Life

The latest estimate is that one third of all US students take at least one course online but technology has changed the life of those on campus as well.

06/11/2012

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College Presidents Are Tech Savvy

Today, 91% of two-year colleges offer some online classes as do 60% of four-year schools. Most college presidents believe that a decade from now 50% of students will take courses online, contrasted with 10% now.

09/12/2011

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3 On Your Side: Public Remains Skeptical Of Online Courses

Technology could be poised to take a big bite out of the cost of college. Though you would think that’d be a good thing, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that many Americans aren’t willing to give up the traditional halls of higher learning just yet.

08/31/2011

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