Class2Go: An Online Platform For Teaching And Research

Stanford Online

Stanford’s Computer Science Department has launched an online platform which allows professors the flexibility to incorporate other online tools and conduct research as they teach. The platform called Class2Go  has been developed by a team of eight engineers. Presently, Stanford offers 16 free online courses. And two of them will be available on Class2Go platform [...]

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Cyber Law : An Emerging Career Option

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Cyber law is one of the emerging career options. The present cyber law education trends in India show that online cyber law education in India would be the norm in the near future.

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Massive Open Online Courses: Tool For Democratizing Higher Education

MOOCs are used as a tool for democratizing higher education. While the vast potential of free online courses has excited theoretical interest for decades, in the past few months hundreds of thousands of motivated students around the world who lack access to elite universities have been embracing them as a path toward sophisticated skills and high-paying jobs, without paying tuition or collecting a college degree.

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Future Of Universities At The Onslaught Of Online Learning

What future universities will look like as a whole, was the most debatable issue among the participants, who strongly agreed that education is broader than content. Though some concerns were raised about the loss of physical intimacy and intellectual proximity of a real-world campus in the virtual space. But there was an unanimity among the participants about the inevitability of blend of offline and online education.

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Earning An Online Certificate Boosts Your Career

Certificate completion helps you acquiring an additional educational attainment. Approximately one-third of those who earn certificates already have a college degree. Two out of three complete their certificates before earning their degrees.

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IGNOU Launches Online Course On Biodiversity

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) launched an online Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Biodiversity (APSMB) and also announced about the PG Certificate on Climate Change and Sustainable Development.

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Hot Job Prospects In Big Data

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The Big Data revolution is creating a new breed of hybrid business IT jobs, ones that blend business knowledge and powerful IT tools to the benefit of tech-savvy line-of-business professionals.

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University of Oxford’s Environmental Programs

A global program which aims to encourage the sharing of high quality information about climate science, modelling and the interpretation of climate change modelling experiments with the expertise of the University of Oxford’s Department for Continuing Education and the Met Office Hadley Centre’s PRECIS team in delivering effective online education.

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Free Online Course On Web Application Engineering by Udacity

Udacity, a digital university on a mission to democratize education, has launched a free online course in Web Applications Engineering. Steve Huffman, co-founder the social news site reddit.com in 2005,is the instructor and facilitator of this course.

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Digital Campuses: “A Game Changer”!

An increasing number of the world’s students are studying for degrees without ever setting foot on campus. In the US, several Ivy League universities are putting more and more of their courses on the web, free to anyone anywhere but without offering credits. More than 55,000 students now select from the  Open University Australia‘s ( OUA) [...]

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