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moocs

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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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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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Udacity, San Jose State University offer online classes for credit

In June 2012, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown called Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun asking for help. The result? San Jose State Plus, online courses for academic credit.

By Jan. 29, 2013

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Google Helpouts to bring experts to you via video, report says

The company is said to be unveiling a service Monday night that connects people to experts via Google+ Hangouts.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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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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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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Episode 52: Unboxing the Martian Passport Watch

Molly unboxes the Martian Passport smartwatch and puts it up against the Pebble. Plus, we head to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Training software tracks your eyes to make sure you watch

Feature called FocusAssist pauses an online training course when the viewer looks away, ostensibly to "ensure complete end-user engagement." Will this improve employee training, or is it too invasive?

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Bill Gates on education, patents, Microsoft Bob, and disease

Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.

By Jul. 15, 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