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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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72 Percent of Online Students Opt for Online Education to Improve Job and Career Prospects
February 24, 2017
Thinking about improving your job and career prospects?  Think about taking that online course you’ve had your eye on.  In addition to employer-based incentives, and the ability to stay where you are, online courses are a great way to improve your job prospects.  Let’s tak...

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How Many Students Enrolled in MOOCs in 2016?
February 3, 2017
While massive open online courses (“MOOCs”) are relatively new on the worldwide education scene dating back just half a decade, they’ve taken off quickly -- with significant growth over the past year alone. Just how many users around the world registered for MOOCs in 2016, accordin...

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Rising Demand for Online Arabic-Language Courses
January 20, 2017
Have you been thinking of taking an online course in Arabic? If so, you’re far from alone. In fact, according to a recent Financial Times report, a growing number of people are registering for Arabic-language Moocs (massive open online courses). Just how many people are taking online courses i...

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The Online Transformation of Learning Languages
January 6, 2017
Language education is evolving to accommodate the wants and needs of students to learn online.  Brick-and-mortar language schools around the world join the online movement with courses, programs, and apps of their own.  Let’s take a closer look.

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UK Universities Look to African Online Market in the Wake of Brexit
December 23, 2016
With international interest in UK’s higher education offerings in jeopardy following the historic Brexit referendum, UK universities are faced with a dilemma: Strategize other ways to attract students or suffer dire, declining enrollments. In response, many higher education institutions are ex...

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Online Education Grows in China
December 9, 2016
The China Online Education Group, widely known as “51Talk”, an online Chinese education platform known for its English language expertise, announced significant growth at the end of its third quarter in September. Let's find out more!

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April 14, 2017

Have a hobby?  Want a hobby?  Don’t know how to get started?  Consider taking an online course.  They’re not just for ...


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March 31, 2017

Creating an online course isn’t as easy as it sounds, but it’s well worth it.  Inspired design and thoughtful communication will allo...


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March 17, 2017

Virtual Guinness?  Not so fast.  Although Saint Patrick’s Day is often associated with the copious consumption of alcohol, it’s ...