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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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Google Play hits the books in time for fall semester

College students could save money by renting or buying digital textbooks through Google Play store.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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New ticket to Harvard and MIT: An Internet connection

Through edX, the two storied institutions will offer courses online for free and develop an open-source software platform tailored for online learning.

By May. 2, 2012

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Get a great, free education online

The cost of higher education has seen rapid growth lately, but there are alternatives. Many sites offer excellent coursework for free.

By Apr. 20, 2012

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Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning

Universities are traditionally seen as exclusive institutions for the few, not the many. But that is changing, as a new wave of online courses throws open the doors of academia to all.

By Jul. 5, 2012

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Coursera partners with 10 universities for online classes

Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.

By May. 29, 2013

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Udacity snags $15M to continue its assault on higher education

Andreessen Horowitz is leading a new investment in this change-the-world kind of company, which is run by a man who's already done world-changing things.

By Oct. 25, 2012

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How the NBN will change education

The NBN will change education irrevocably, in the same way that the construction of railroads did so long ago.

By Jul. 10, 2012