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June 5, 2014

June 06, 2014 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on June 5, 2014

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Florida Institute of Technology:  Master of Science in Aviation Management.

Penn State World Campus:  Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.).

Penn State World Campus: Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems (iMPS-RESS).  Four related graduate certificates are also available via the web.

Penn State World Campus:  Master of Education in Higher Education.

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Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington offers a free online certificate series focusing on public health.  Satisfactory completion of five short courses results in a professional certificate.

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Have a fantastic weekend!

February 28. 2014

February 28, 2014 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on February 28. 2014

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

University of Scranton (PA):  Master of Health Administration.

Saint Louis University (MO):  Master of Science in Applied Analytics.

Syracuse University (NY):  Master of Science in Computer Science.

University of North Florida:  Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics and Master of Education in Special Education with a focus on Autism programs.

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Google launches an online data interpretation course called “Making Sense of Data”.  A certificate is included.  The course will be held from March 18 to April 4.

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Have a super weekend!

 

January 10, 2014

January 10, 2014 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, MOOCs, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on January 10, 2014

While this past college football season now sits in the record books, college basketball season should be most exciting.

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York:  Master of Education in English Education and a Master of Education in Music Education.

Free or low cost, MOOCs

University of Maryland, College Park: “Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems”. According to the report,

Students will be able to complete the course within eight weeks online; for approximately fifty dollars receive a certificate acknowledging their accomplishment.

The University of Texas at Austin, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ now offers a MOOC entitled, “Social Media for Journalists: The Basics.”  The course will be held from February 3 to March 9.

Wake Forest University (NC) offers a free, 3-week Mini-MOOC on digital publishing starting Feburary 4th.

The World Bank offers a free online course on climate change beginning January 27th.

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Have a great weekend!

October 4, 2013

October 04, 2013 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on October 4, 2013

Free or low cost

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service now offers a free online course covering Texas cottage food operations.

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Lee University (TN):  Master of Arts in Ministry Studies.

Southern New Hampshire University:  Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Data Analytics.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln:  Graduate Certificate in Grassland Management.

Penn State World Campus (PA):  Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership.

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Enjoy your weekend!

September 27, 2013

September 27, 2013 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Name Recognition, Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on September 27, 2013

Free or low-cost, MOOCs, Name Recognition

+ eCornell offers two low-cost online courses through the Canvas Network.

The free Canvas.net eCornell HR courses include: Reduce Your Organization’s Social Media Risk, Building a Business Case for Allowing Employees to Work Remotely, and Attracting Talent to Your Organization Using Social Media. The free Marketing courses are Projecting Your Brand Through New Media and Use Mapping to Position Your Brand. Students also can receive a letter of completion from Cornell University by completing one of eCornell’s two paid marketing courses on Canvas.net, Data-Driven Marketing: Leveraging Big Data for Your Business ($99) and Customer Segmentation: A Scientific Approach to Marketing ($199).

+ The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin offers a MOOC, “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization”. The course runs from October 6 through November 2.

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Franciscan University of Steubenville (OH): Master of Business Administration.

Emporia State University (KS):  Master of Business Administration.

Butler University (IN):  Certificates in Business Essentials and Leader as a Coach, “entirely online”.

Seton Hall University (NJ):  Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in Data Visualization and Analysis (DAVA), “completely online”.

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Have an awesome weekend!

March 25, 2013

March 25, 2013 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Outside the USA Comments Off on March 25, 2013

Free or low cost, Outside the USA

Chiron Media now offers a free Estonian language course for beginners.  More information.

February 7, 2013

February 07, 2013 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on February 7, 2013

State Colleges and Universities

More online degree offerings are coming to the University of Arkansas System.

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Not an online, academic credential, but this $5.00 course through AARP can help save on automobile insurance.

January 15, 2013 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Name Recognition, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Columbus State University (GA):  Bachelor of Arts in Communications, “exclusively online”.

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Free or low-cost, Name Recognition

Cornell University (NY) offers a free online course titled “Marketing the Hospitality Brand through New Media: Social, Mobile, & Search”.   An official letter of completion from Cornell University is available to those students who finish the course.  Registration information.

November 7, 2012

November 07, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Online Education, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on November 7, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Texas A&M University:   Ph.D. and Master of Science in Plant Breeding.

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Free or low cost, Online Education

Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University will begin offering MOOCs through Coursera.

November 6, 2012

November 06, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Online Education, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on November 6, 2012

Free or low cost, Online Education, State Colleges and Universities

Over two and one-half years ago, we covered the free online cyber-security courses offered by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).

Prepare for some really awesome news.  These courses have been evaluated by the American Council on Education and are now approved for college credit.   While two credit hours may not seem like much, it could very well make a huge difference for students earning undergraduate degrees, especially associate degrees.

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