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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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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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June 9, 2017

The network.  Critical to your professional success.  In online learning, building your professional network doesn’t look a whole lot ...


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May 26, 2017

You know a lot about online studies—but in the multi-billion dollar industry, it’s important to recognize what you don’t know. ...


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May 12, 2017

From MOOCs to smartphones, the continent of Africa is at the forefront of online learning technology.  The fastest growing e-learning market in t...