26 octobre 2018

Why 2008 Will Be a Bad Year for Microsoft'S Ed Tech Market Share

Why 2008 Will Be a Bad Year for Microsoft'S Ed Tech Market Share
The low cost (and ease of use) of open source software, combined with low funding for education ("about 9% of spending on defense and the war on terror") means that commercial software giants like Microsoft will see a continually declining share of the educational technology market. More...

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23 août 2018

Georgia Tech's Latest Low-Cost Online Degree

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Students will have the opportunity to obtain an online master’s degree in cybersecurity from the Georgia Institute of Technology for less than $10,000 starting next January. More...

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01 août 2018

Can 'work colleges' in cities become a low-cost, high-value model for the future?

University Business Magazine logoIt's not uncommon for college students to work to save money for everything from books to spring break vacations. But schools generally don't require students to work—unless they are work colleges. More...

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23 octobre 2013

Low-Cost B.A. Starting Slowly in Two States

New York TimesBy . With tuition, student loan debt and default rates all spiraling higher, what’s not to love about a $10,000 bachelor’s degree?
In the last two years, two Republican governors — Rick Perry in Texas and Rick Scott in Florida — have challenged their states’ public colleges to develop bachelor’s degrees costing no more than $10,000, less than a third of the average sticker price for tuition and fees at a four-year public college. Governor Perry said he hoped 10 percent of the state’s degrees would meet that goal with online learning and new efficiencies. Governor Scott sought low-cost degrees in high-demand fields. Read more...

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