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October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Money Matters Comments Off on October 15, 2012

Free or low-cost

University of Virginia now offers six MOOCs.  Meanwhile, count Harvard University among the storied institutions teaching free online courses.

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Money Matters

Time: “Why College May Be Totally Free Within 10 Years“.   Some compelling arguments are found in this piece.  But totally free?

October 9, 2012

October 09, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on October 9, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Tufts University (MA):  Master of Nutrition in Science and Policy (MNSP).  The program requires a one-week residency per semester.

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Free or low cost

Add Ohio State University to the growing list of universities offering MOOCs.

October 8, 2012

October 08, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost Comments Off on October 8, 2012

Free or low-cost

Three more universities offer MOOCs.  According to this report, “An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python” offered by Rice University (TX) already has 54,000 students signed up.  And University of California, Irvine will teach six free courses.  Finally, another new addition to the MOOC scene (Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization) is coming to The Knight Center for Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin.

October 5, 2012

October 05, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Outside the USA, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on October 5, 2012

TGIF!

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

University of South Florida:  Master of Science in Health Informatics.

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Free or low-cost, Outside the USA

Free MOOC courses are coming to the University of Western Australia.   Of particular interest:  Australian Studies.

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Have a great weekend!

October 3, 2012

October 03, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, State Colleges and Universities Comments Off on October 3, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Penn State University World Campus:  Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Economics.

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Free or low cost

A HUGE roundup of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) articles by TIME Magazine:

— “MOOC Brigade: Will Massive, Open Online Courses Revolutionize Higher Education?”

— “MOOC Brigade: Back to School, 26 Years Later“.  Very interesting first-person perspective.

— “MOOC Brigade: With Free Online Classes, Guilt Is Part of the Bargain“.

October 2, 2012

October 02, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Private Colleges and Universities Comments Off on October 2, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Xavier University (OH):  Master of Education in Coaching Education and Athlete Development.

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Free or low cost

From The Chartered Institute of IT comes word of a free Introduction to Computer Networks course taught by Stanford University professor Nick McKeown.

August 16, 2012

August 16, 2012 By: Paul Category: Free or low cost, Private Colleges and Universities Comments Off on August 16, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Notre Dame de Namur University (CA):  Master of Science in Computer and Information Science.

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Free or low cost

Khan Academy now offers free computer science classes over the web.

August 15, 2012

August 15, 2012 By: Paul Category: Cool Online Learning, Free or low cost, Private Colleges and Universities Comments Off on August 15, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

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

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Cool Online Learning, Free or low cost

Via I PROGRAMMER comes word of six new free online courses related to computer science.  The courses are offered by MIT, Harvard and UC Berkeley.

June 27, 2012

June 27, 2012 By: Paul Category: Cool Online Learning, Free or low cost, Online Education, Private Colleges and Universities Comments Off on June 27, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Florida Institute of Technology:  Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity and a Graduate Certificate in Information Security and Cybersecurity.

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Online Education

BostInno: “Will Employers Ever Take Online Learning Seriously?”

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Cool Online Learning, Free or low-cost

Google offers a free short course on power searching.  A printable certificate is included upon successful completion.  More info.

June 7, 2012

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

Free or low cost, State Colleges and Universities

University of California, Irvine Extension will offer a free introduction to web design course from June 18 to July 22.  Three additional free webinars are also scheduled this month.