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Potential Drop in Tuition Attracts Students to Online Courses

Student enrollment for online classes is steadily increasing. Is this because students prefer online studies? Or is lower cost the motivating factor? The Prospector, student news from University of Texas at El Paso, released an article viewing both sides of the spectrum. Institutions are just like any other business; they want to continually grow. Online […]

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Children on Campus? How Being a Parent Could Cost You an Education.

Recently, there has been uproar about a mother bringing her baby on campus to take an exam. The article stated that the student was asked to leave without taking the exam and with no make-up. Are college’s legally responsible to accommodate parents? Exams are vital to the learning process and cannot be avoided. Time and […]

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University Faculty Debates Long Term Value of MOOCs

Many professors, as well as students, have questioned the validity of online classes that are flooding into higher education. Professors are worried this transition will hinder students in their learning and degrade overall quality of diplomas. This is creating a barrier to the widespread adoption of MOOC delivered online courses by universities. The article, “Online […]

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Online Courses will Revolutionize Higher Education

Oh yeah? Says who? Alan Krueger, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers said at the Bloomberg Washington Economic Summit, said the U.S. benefits from “the best higher education in the world” and “the most clever entrepreneurs.” A recent Bloomberg Government study concluded that the rise of online courses promises to revolutionize higher […]

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Colleges Ease Burden of Growth with Online Courses

Why are colleges turning to online courses to grow their student base? There are plenty of reasons. Here are a few: More students need access to content and want to graduate on time. Nearly half of all undergrads require remedial work prior to regular credit classes. This initial hurdle can lead to significant discouragement in […]

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ProctorFree featured in DetailedBlock

We want to thank the folks over at DetailedBlock for sitting down with us to discuss online, higher education, mooc’s, and the first release of our product. You can read the entire article here: http://bit.ly/11VdPxr

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Performance Based Funding in Higher Education

Pat McCrory, newly elected Governor of North Carolina, made headlines this week when he slammed liberal arts colleges for, what he perceives as, not providing the same job opportunities as other technical colleges and universities. McCrory specifically mentioned gender studies, Swahili, and philosophy. His comments created a rash of negative publicity across the State, mostly […]