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San Jose State Rethinking Online Classes After Dismal Start

August 20, 2013 | 5:30 am

San Jose State Rethinking Online Classes After Dismal Start

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Public universities across the country have begun looking at MOOCs, or massive open online courses, as a way to make it cheaper and easier for students to get the classes they need to graduate. California is at the forefront of the effort, and perhaps nowhere is that more evident than at San Jose State University. […]

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Can Online Courses Save the University of California? Mark Yudof Looks Into the Future

February 6, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Can Online Courses Save the University of California? Mark Yudof Looks Into the Future

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The future of the University of California may look a lot like what’s in front of your eyes right now. Speaking to Marketplace’s Jeremy Hobson, the school’s departing president, Mark Yudof, said public universities may depend on online courses for their survival. “I think in the case of the University of California, in a few […]

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January 21, 2011 | 2:04 pm

Sources for Courses: Free Online Classes at UC Berkeley and Stanford

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A college education is one of the most expensive investments you’ll ever make. Yet it’s not always easy to get a feel for just what the actual course work is like before you send in that first tuition check. And with the price of each unit skyrocketing every year and deeper state higher education cuts […]

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