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introductory courses

In a Twist, Udacity Will Offer Cheap, Remedial Public School Algebra Courses

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Over the past year, Udacity has established itself as a provider of free classes, mostly in computer science, offered online to large audiences across the world. Now it’s going to do something quite different. In partnership with the state of California, Udacity will teach remedial and introductory courses on algebra...
In a Twist, Udacity Will Offer Cheap, Remedial Public School Algebra Courses
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Online education gets legit: California bill would give college credit

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A bill is under consideration in the Senate that would force California’s public colleges and universities to give credit for online courses. It’s not clear whether it will pass, but the bill appears to already have achieved a desired consequence in sparking debate. Darrell Steinberg, the president pro tem...
Online education gets legit: California bill would give college credit

How to get rid of massive waitlists for college courses and turn professors into rock stars

gigaom.com
No educational technology or teaching method has been embraced faster or more widely than so-called Massively Open, Online Courses (or MOOCs for short). For the uninitiated, these are online-only college courses where accredited professors teach audiences that in some cases number in the hundreds of thousands. This used to be...
How to get rid of massive waitlists for college courses and turn professors into rock stars

Coursera's Virtual College Courses Now Get You Real Credit, For Under $200

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Trying to overcome a recent technical embarrassment, the company aims to prove the value of online learning. Coursera, the venture-funded startup founded by two Stanford professors that has enrolled 2.5 million students in free online courses created in partnership with 33 prestigious universities, announced yesterday that five of its...
Coursera's Virtual College Courses Now Get You Real Credit, For Under $200
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