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Harvard Business School’s More Moderate Online Learning Foray

Last week, Harvard Business School launched a new online education platform, HBX, where it made some major tweaks to the online education model championed by […]

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Kim Kardashian Wants to Go to Harvard

If you are the kind of person inclined to know these things, then surely you already heard that Kim Kardashian was here in Cambridge this […]

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Mongolian Teen Aces an MIT Online Course, Then Gets Into MIT

Just in case you were feeling at all accomplished or self-important today, the New York Times Magazine has published a story about a Mongolian MIT […]

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EdX Now Has Software to Grade Your Essays

EdX, the nonprofit online education platform founded by Harvard and MIT, has introduced a computer system that grades students’ essays and short answers on exams, […]

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Is the Internet Sending Higher Education the Way of the Newspaper Industry?

MIT has led the way in pushing the higher education industry to embrace the digital revolution, but Michael Cusumano, a professor at MIT’s Sloan School […]

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EdX Expands Online Offerings

Image Credit: Viola Ng via Flickr EdX, the online collaboration that started between MIT and Harvard last May, and expanded to six universities in the […]

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Northeastern President Welcomes (and Fears) Online Education

Image Credit: SignalPAD via Flickr Northeastern University president Joseph E. Aoun recently penned an op-ed piece in the Globe saying that, thanks to massive and free online […]

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No Learning Allowed in Minnesota

Minnesota’s Office of Higher Education informed Coursera, which partners with universities to offer their courses online, that it cannot operate within the state because of […]

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Harvard's Online Classes Sound Pretty Popular

Harvard announced that around 100,000 people signed up for its first two online courses offered through the edX program it runs with Berkeley and MIT. […]