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Cheaper! Faster! Better?

In the wake of the nation’s financial hard times, calls for accountability and affordability permeated most industries, including higher education. The buzz hit academia on several fronts, especially in the area of bang-for-the-buck. Political and societal trends toward viewing university … Continue reading

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MOOCs for Professor Profit?

Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are all the rage these days.  Usually they’re free.  But a provocative story in the Chronicle highlights a new service that offers “ultra-affordable” MOOCs — and the tuition paid by the online student is split … Continue reading

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