Study: More Students Are Enrolling in Online Courses

Study: More Students Are Enrolling in Online Courses

Enrollment in online courses rose at a faster pace between fall 2015 and 2016 compared with the previous three years, yet students are increasingly choosing local online degree programs, according to the “Grade Increase” report released today by the Babson Survey Research Group. Based on federal data from more than 4,700 colleges and universities, more than 6.3 million students in the U.S. – most of whom were undergraduates – took at least one online course in fall 2016, a 5.6 percent increase from the previous year. This is the 14th consecutive year that…

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Primeiras fotografias do novo Mercedes-Benz Classe G divulgadas online

Primeiras fotografias do novo Mercedes-Benz Classe G divulgadas online

Fotografias do novo Mercedes-Benz Classe G foram divulgadas online e mostram um design exterior praticamente inalterado. O modelo será oficialmente apresentado a 15 de Janeiro, no Salão de Detroit.  Ainda não foi revelada informação sobre as dimensões do novo Mercedes-Benz Classe G, mas sabe-se que não será mais largo que o actual W463, à venda desde 1990. Mesmo assim, a nova geração contará com um habitáculo mais espaçoso e confortável, e apetrechado com tecnologia de última geração. Apesar de manter o design familiar e continuar a exibir uma excelente capacidade off-road, o hardware do…

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L’Eveil de la classe Mystique de Black Desert Online disponible le 3 janvier !

L’Eveil de la classe Mystique de Black Desert Online disponible le 3 janvier !

Pearl Abyss et Kakao Games annoncent aujourd’hui que l’Eveil de la Mystique, la nouvelle classe à rejoindre Black Desert Online, est prévu pour le 3 janvier 2018 Play Current Time0:00 / Duration Time0:04 Progress: 0% 0:00 Fullscreen 00:00 Mute Avec son Eveil, la Mystique de Black Desert Online gagne la possibilité de contrôler la force de l’océan durant ses combats. Cela permettant ainsi aux joueurs de découvrir ses compétences aquatiques dès le début de l’année prochaine. Les remises de Noël débutent aujourd’hui avec des offres. Et aussi des réductions dans les boutiques…

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Give the gift of gorgeous photos with this this online course on Photoshop

Give the gift of gorgeous photos with this this online course on Photoshop

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Professional photo tools like Photoshop are no longer just for the pros. Not only are they pretty easy to learn, just a few tweaks to lighting and color grading can turn your photos from ho-hum to seriously wow-worthy. SEE ALSO: This DSLR camera has ‘food mode’ and it’s $300 off at Target today What you can do with Photoshop all comes down to having the right learning tools — like the Complete Photoshop Mastery Bundle,…

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Top Five Online Courses in African Perspective includes Financial Engineering

Top Five Online Courses in African Perspective includes Financial Engineering

E-learning and online courses (the so called edtech) are booming, also in Africa. Often we talk about online courses in a more general manner, but here, we shall be focusing on the top Five Online Courses in Africa. Africa, continent, of the youth, aims at a skills gapbetween rich and poor. But online educationcan be one important tool to improve the access to higher education. Edtechbenefits of the rising access to mobile phones. Today we want to enlighten the online course subject in a more specific manner: Which are the most demanded online…

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Report: Degree-holders boosting tech resume with online courses, but rewards divided

Report: Degree-holders boosting tech resume with online courses, but rewards divided

According to Codecademy, 2017 might have been the year of re-education. New research from the online coding resource said more than half of its users this year hold a college degree, using their free time to boost their skill set by learning to code. About 55% of Codecademy’s users reported having some kind of college degree, showing that tech professionals are finding ways to expand their resume and stay relevant in a constantly changing field. “We’re hearing increasingly from people learning to code to get a leg up in their current…

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3 Benefits of Online Degree Programs With Live Classes

3 Benefits of Online Degree Programs With Live Classes

One major difference between traditional and online education is the amount of face-to-face interaction among students and faculty. In a classroom, students engage with their instructor in person on a regular basis, while an online program primarily connects instructors and learners virtually. Some online degree programs address that lack of face-to-face interaction by implementing live, or synchronous, class sessions. Instructors teach in real time, and multiple students communicate and participate through videoconferencing. Student attendance in live online courses may or may not be required. Live online courses enable students and instructors to communicate seamlessly…

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UPSC assistant engineer recruitment 2017: Online test on December 17 for grade 1 posts

UPSC assistant engineer recruitment 2017: Online test on December 17 for grade 1 posts

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a notification regarding the recruitment of assistant engineers in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines. Candidiates who are interested in the posts can apply for the same on the official website of the Commission (upsc.gov.in). There are a total of 10 posts available for grade 1 assistant engineers and the computer based recruitment test for the same will be held on December 17, 2017 from 9.30 am to 11.30 am. Candidates are instructed to report to the examination centre by…

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UF Offers Online Classes To Displaced Puerto Rico Students

UF Offers Online Classes To Displaced Puerto Rico Students

It was 6:15 a.m. on Sept. 20 when Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico. Pedro Vega Agosto stayed in his home in Caguas, Puerto Rico as hurricane winds shook the entire house and rain beat on the roof. “It was a real experience — a terrifying experience,” said the 20-year-old accounting major from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez. Agosto was heartbroken by the damage he encountered outside after the worst of it had passed. “It was like waking up to a whole new Puerto Rico,” he said. While…

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Professors argue that EMU deal to boost online classes dilutes value of degree

Professors argue that EMU deal to boost online classes dilutes value of degree

Colleges and universities are seeking ways to reach more students, and bring in more money. One way to do that is to hire an outside company to market and support online programs. That company recruits students for online degrees branded with the name of that university. Among universities in our state, Michigan Tech and Michigan State University have arrangements like this for some classes. Professors at Eastern Michigan University, however, are pushing back against such an arrangement between EMU and a for-profit company called Academic Partnerships. Judith Kullberg, a professor of…

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