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Ontario Invests in Free Online Textbook Initiative
July 14, 2017

One oft-underestimated, “hidden” expense encountered by college students while in school?  Textbooks. Now comes news that Ontario is aiming to make college more affordable by investing $1 million in free online textbooks and educational resources. Here’s a closer look at the Ontario Open Textbook Initiative.


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More Competitors in Online Education Market
June 30, 2017
A new survey reveals a fierce market for online education. Learn more about this trend and the response of two-year and four-year schools.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Online Studies Shows Continued Growth
June 16, 2017
Online studies are taking up more of the online sector at public institutions than anywhere else.  Let’s take a closer look at some data from Digital Learning Compass that shows online learning trends for the past few years. 

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Online Education Skyrockets in India
June 2, 2017
Online education in India will grow by a staggering eight times to reach nearly $2 billion by the year 2021, as recently reported by The Hindu based on a study from Google and KPMG. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with reasons for the meteoric growth of the industry.

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Rwanda Set to Digitize Education by June
May 19, 2017
Learn more about an exciting partnership between Microsoft and the government of Rwanda that will revolutionize—and digitize—education in Rwanda.  Let’s take a closer look.

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West African Universities to Get Internet Connectivity Boost
May 5, 2017
African online learning platform eLearn Africa and the Association of African Universities announced a partnership earlier this spring which would expand the platform’s reach to at least 10 million African students. Now comes news that telecommunications juggernaut Globacom has pledged to depl...

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Digital Disruption? Masters Programs Slash Prices to Compete with Online Degrees
April 21, 2017
Online learning is making its mark in the digital revolution.  Pricey masters programs are slashing prices—and offering more options—for students to apply online MicroMasters degrees to full-time brick-and-mortar programs.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Online Learning Lends Accessibility to Malawi
April 4, 2017
Malawi joins Africa’s push for online learning by offering online distance learning programs through a partnership among two public universities and the World Bank.  Learn more.

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Are Online Courses Moving Toward Humanization?
March 24, 2017
Online learning offers many advantages to today’s flexibility-craving 21st century students. However, it also has its challenges. Topping the list of concerns for many online prospective online students? Lack of humanization. The good news? Colleges like Cal State Channel Islands are leading t...

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African Online Platform Partners With Universities
March 10, 2017
Africa’s newest online platform, eLearn Africa, has partnered with the Association of African Universities to broaden their reach to at least 10 million students.  One of the continent’s biggest challenges?  Reaching rural students.  eLearn Africa hopes to change that.&nbs...

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July 14, 2017

One oft-underestimated, “hidden” expense encountered by college students while in school?  Textbooks. Now comes news that Ontario is ...


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July 7, 2017

Here you are—you’ve signed up for an online class and you’re ready to go.  Ready?  Set?  Not so fast?  Need some...


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June 30, 2017

A new survey reveals a fierce market for online education. Learn more about this trend and the response of two-year and four-year schools.  Let&r...