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Distance Learning Has Been Around Since 1892

Distance Learning Has Been Around Since 1892, You Big MOOC
Distance learning in the U.S. -- now often referred to as "online education" -- has evolved tremendously since 1892. This new interactive infographic from Post University explores the past and future of distance learning. (Image Courtesy of Post ...

EdNews: Online Students Lag State Averages
The second report, “A Study of Online Learning: Perspectives of Online Learners and Educators [.pdf],” was done for the department by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver and surveyed student, parent and staff attitudes about online ...

Learning web grows: 'e-kindy' a step closer
Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland children in remote areas will gain access to a new digital long-distance learningresource under changes passed by State Parliament last night. ... “The distance education program is based on the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines ...

You Can Now Earn Real College Credit From Online Education Provider Coursera
This morning, Coursera, the "massively open online course" or MOOC platform founded by two Stanford professors, announced that they'd be partnering with ACE, the American Council on Education, to offer a path to college credit for select courses ...


Want to learn something new & useful? Try these innovative free online startups
Technology Zimbabwe
Education as we know it is changing rapidly across the world, it is now easier for anyone to get the same high quality education offered by the world's best universities such as MIT, Stanford, Berkeley and Harvard. Online learning startups such as ...

Technology Zimbabwe

Georgia Connections Academy 1st Virtual School To Participate In Georgia's ...
On November 15th, Georgia Connections Academy, a k-12 public virtual charter school, will become the state's first online school to participate in Georgia's Apply to College Day. The day, sponsored by Communities in Schools, ... The combination of ...

Khan Academy founder, Salman Khan, talks future of education today at Cal ...
New York Daily News
POMONA -- Khan Academy founder Salman Khan spoke about reinventing education to about 1,000 people, a crowd which was two-thirds teachers and university students, Tuesday afternoon at Cal Poly Pomona. "How many of ... Khan Academy is hands-on. "Here ...

What Are 'MOOC's and Why Are Education Leaders Interested in Them?
Huffington Post
This could be a revolutionary development in higher education, and MOOCs could teach us a lot about how to develop high-quality online learning experiences that complement face-to-face instruction. Today's MOOCs and MOOC platforms still have a long ...

U. spends $250,000 on online learning platform - The Daily ...
The Coursera platform, which offers certain online classes to everyone with access ... onlineclasses largely relies on their interest in providing a unique learning ...

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