Here’s What Will Truly Change Higher Education: Online Degrees That Are Seen as Official

Three years ago, technology was going to transform higher education. What happened? Over the course of a few months in early 2012, leading scientists from Harvard, Stanford and M.I.T. started three companies to provide Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, to anyone in the world with an Internet connection. The courses were free. Millions of […]

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Chelsea Clinton: Internet Access Is Key To Gender Equality

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ON ISSUES FROM education and healthcare to discrimination and leadership, the status of women and girls worldwide has improved dramatically over the last two decades. The maternal mortality rate has dropped by half, and the number of boys and girls with access to primary education has nearly balanced out. But as a report compiled by […]

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7 Myths About Online Education

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By Terri Williams March 9, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. EDT Online education is becoming commonplace. About 5.3 million U.S. students took at least one online course in fall 2013, according to a recent study. Yet, while online education is growing in popularity, myths and misconceptions abound. Below, experts separate the fact from fiction. Myth 1: Online […]

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