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Can MOOCs Actually Transform Higher Education?

AP | By JUSTIN POPE | Posted 01.20.2013 | College

-- In 15 years of teaching, University of Pennsylvania classicist Peter Struck has guided perhaps a few hundred students annually in his classes on G...

Minnesota Bans Free Online Education Provider Coursera

Posted 10.19.2012 | Education

In a move that has many scratching their heads, Minnesota’s Office of Higher Education has banned Coursera — an educational technology startup tha...

Coursera's Free Online Courses Are Rife With Plagiarism, Apparently

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Jeffrey R. Young | Posted 10.16.2012 | College

Students taking free online courses offered by the startup company Coursera have reported dozens of incidents of plagiarism, even though the courses b...

Free Courses At 'U Of I Online' Attract 14,000 Enrollees On First Day

Posted 07.19.2012 | Chicago

The day free online courses at the University of Illinois opened for registration, the school says it received thousands of enrollment requests. ...

WHOA! 14,000 Flock To Free Online Courses On First Day

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.19.2012 | College

When the University of Illinois announced it would offer online courses for free, thousands of prospective students came running. Illinois' opening...

Classroom Disruption: Top Universities Join Online Course Program

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.19.2012 | College

Coursera, a company offering online courses from top universities, quadrupled their partnerships yesterday and gained the University of Pennsylvania a...