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More Women Than Men Study Online in Florida
May 5, 2018
A new report from Florida's Board of Governors shows that more women than men take exclusively online courses. Let's take a closer look.

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Why Instructional Design Matters to Online Degrees
April 20, 2018
A new survey reveals that when instructional designers are involved in the creation of online courses, student engagement increases. Let's take a closer look.

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Google to Expand its Rolling Study Halls Program
April 11, 2018
We recently addressed the question of whether WiFi-equipped buses could help close “the homework gap” for students without internet access in their homes. Now comes news that Google is stepping up its efforts to equip more school buses with WiFi. Here’s a closer look at the innovative initia...

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More Schools Are Offering Online MBAs
April 3, 2018
As the need for flexibility in the global business landscape increases so does the need for flexible training. That's where online MBAs come in. Let's take a closer look at why more schools offer online MBAs.

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Projects in India and Morocco Win UNESCO ICT in Education Prize
March 23, 2018
UNESCO recently awarded the King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for innovative use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in education to two projects from Morocco and India. Let's take a closer look at these innovative projects.

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Danish Startup Lets Students Grade Each Other
March 9, 2018
Dreams can come true. Although peer grading has been around since the 1950s, it hasn't yet found its footing. Until now. A Danish start-up has designed a learning platform that lets students grade each other. Let's take a closer look.

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India OKs Non-Tech Online Degrees
February 23, 2018
India's online students have a lot to celebrate. Students will soon be able to earn non-technical three-year degrees through open and distance learning programs. Learn more about this exciting development.

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Eritrea Celebrates First Crop of Online Master's Graduates in Health
February 9, 2018
The African country of Eritrea celebrated a major accomplishment last month: 15 Ministry of Health staff members received master’s degrees in the fields of Advanced Practice in Nursing and Global Health and Wellbeing. Here’s a closer look at the boundary-pushing development, along with where it ...

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Online Tech Courses Most Popular in 2017
January 26, 2018
2017 was a great year for tech—and for online learning. Technology courses were the most popular online courses in 2017, and with good reason. Let’s take a closer look at what people are learning and why.

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These Are Bill Gates’ Life-Long Learning Tools
January 12, 2018
Think you’re a lifelong learner? Take a page from Bill Gates’s playbook and check out these exciting resources. Let’s take a closer look.

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May 11, 2018

Think of the explorers in the Wild West, who faced a new frontier. They had no idea what to expect, faced unknown obstacles, and had limited supplies....


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April 27, 2018

Are you a visual learner, an aural learner, a read/write learner, or a kinesthetic learner? Or are there no such things as “learning styles,” afte...


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April 13, 2018

Ready Player One may have had its fair share of skeptics heading into its release, but plenty of fangeeks -- and critics, too -- quickly came around t...