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New Global Online Education Projects Selected for Duke Support

Six faculty-led projects reflect the state of online education on campus and beyond. Duke University  


University passes MOOC milestone

The University of Melbourne has passed the one million enrolments milestone for its massive open online courses (MOOCs) delivered in partnership with Coursera. The University of Melbourne 


New adult education master’s degree, certificate respond to changing workplace

The workplace is evolving rapidly, creating new demands for workforce training and professional development. In response, Penn State is offering a new certificate and a revamped master’s degree online for professionals looking to advance their skills in adult education. The Pennsylvania State University 


Strayer University Sees Success With Predictive Analytics in Online Learning

Most of the more than 40,000 students enrolled at Strayer University in any given semester take classes online. EduSurge


UC Riverside Adds Data Science Specialization to Online MS in Engineering

Graduates will join growing field of experts who are decoding big data UCR Today


The next phase of Microsoft Academic: intelligent bots at your service!

Progress in AI research and applications is exploding, and that explosion extends to our own team working on academic services. Continuing our work supercharging Bing and Cortana, we are also applying new technologies to Microsoft Academic, which serves the research community. If you’re not familiar with Microsoft Academic, this online destination helps researchers connect with […]


10 Tools for More Interactive Videos

Forget about PowerPoints with voice-over — that’s old school. These “new school” apps can help you engage your students while they’re learning from your lectures. Campus Technology


New online learning system provides Arabs access to world-class education

DUBAI // A newly launched online learning system promises Arabs across the region access to a world-class education. Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation For Education has unveiled the Open Learning Scholars Programme in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The National UAE


Artificial Intelligence Course Creates AI Teaching Assistant

College of Computing Professor Ashok Goel teaches Knowledge Based Artificial Intelligence (KBAI) every semester. It’s a core requirement of Georgia Tech’s online master’s of science in computer science program. And every time he offers it, Goel estimates, his 300 or so students post roughly 10,000 messages in the online forums — far too many inquiries […]


University of Colorado officially launches ‘Connect’ online learning portal

The University of Colorado this week officially launched “Connect,” an online platform that links prospective students to all online course and degree offerings across CU’s four campuses. Daily Camera