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Is teamwork the key to online courses?

With Ivy League universities like Stanford, MIT, and Harvard offering online classes for free, millions worldwide are taking advantage of these Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. But when a class has tens of thousands of students, the completion and success rate can be low. CNET's Sumi Das explains how one education site hopes to change that.

By Aug. 30, 2013

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Google, EdX team up for online courses

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have grown in popularity over the last several years, and Google wants a slice of the action.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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Making the grade in Massive Open Online Courses

MOOCs are becoming increasing popular as a way for people to access lessons from Ivy League universities. But access doesn't always translate into student success.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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Duolingo brings free language courses to the iPad

The service has 5 million users across its Web, iOS and Android smartphone versions, said CEO Luis von Ahn, and is among the most popular education apps.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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Actor Josh Gad took programming courses to be Woz

Actor Josh Gad, who plays the Apple co-founder in the upcoming movie "jOBS," says he took programming courses to prepare for the role.

By Jan. 31, 2013

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California bill would expand clout of online college courses

State senator proposes requiring state's public institutions of higher learning to award academic credit for faculty-approved online courses.

By Mar. 12, 2013

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Flappy Golf

Flappy Golf is the perfect mash-up of Flappy Bird and Stickman Golf, and adds up to a must-have free game with tons of content.

By Mar. 31, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 31, 2014

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Apple updates iTunes U app with synced audio, video notes

Amidst the release of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and other Mac apps, Apple has released an update to one of its more popular educational apps, iTunes U.

By Jul. 25, 2012

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Enroll at Hogwarts: An online wizarding school with real class

Your Hogwarts dreams are about to be realized via an online wizarding education built by "Harry Potter" superfans.

By Apr. 16, 2014