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Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal

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Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Posted: 29 Jun 2021 04:00 AM PDT Education-technology company 2U Inc., which runs graduate programs for dozens of top universities, is buying web-based course provider edX, a nonprofit founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for $800 million. The deal combines two major players in online instruction as universities around the world push more aggressively into digital offerings. Many schools scrambled to shift courses online when the pandemic shut campuses last year, and they are now expected to build on—and polish—the programs. The sale proceeds will go to a nonprofit, to be run by Harvard and MIT, that the schools say will focus on reducing inequalities in access to education. It will maintain the open-acc

Influenza Insights: Incorporating Treatment Paradigms that Reduce Complications - Healio

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Influenza Insights: Incorporating Treatment Paradigms that Reduce Complications - Healio Influenza Insights: Incorporating Treatment Paradigms that Reduce Complications - Healio Posted: 11 Dec 2020 12:00 AM PST Overview Provider Statement This continuing medical education activity is provided by Support Statement This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc. Activity Description While the impact of influenza varies, it places a substantial burden on the health of people in the United States each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses, between 140,000 and 710,000 hospitalizations, and between 12,000 and 56,000 deaths annually since 2010. There is a need for better treatments for patients with influenza infection, preventative measures, and better mitigation for the impact associated with a pandemic. A

UNLV Newsmakers 2020: Social Justice | News Center - UNLV NewsCenter

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UNLV Newsmakers 2020: Social Justice | News Center - UNLV NewsCenter UNLV Newsmakers 2020: Social Justice | News Center - UNLV NewsCenter Posted: 30 Dec 2020 10:39 AM PST The coronavirus pandemic wasn't the only topic troubling the nation in 2020.  Headlines about social unrest rivaled social distancing, as mass quarantines — and the resulting spotlight on social media — turned Americans' attention to videos and other news capturing racism, police brutality, and other social disparities. UNLV experts helped lend context to news reports on subjects including the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the health of minority populations, social media campaigns calling for support of civil rights advocates and Black-owned businesses, America's history of slavery and segregation, federal legislation attempting to bar immigrants from the country, and more. Here are just a few UNLV experts in that realm who made the news in 2020:

Tarleton named among Texas' best online colleges, universities - Stephenville Empire-Tribune

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Tarleton named among Texas' best online colleges, universities - Stephenville Empire-Tribune Tarleton named among Texas' best online colleges, universities - Stephenville Empire-Tribune Posted: 18 Dec 2020 04:53 AM PST Stephenville Empire-Tribune Tarleton State University has been named among Texas' best online colleges and universities by www.edsmart.org. "Online colleges in Texas offer different incentives, such as free textbooks for undergraduates or special tuition rates for active military and veterans, to ensure students have every opportunity to succeed," according to information posted on edsmart.org. "The same faculty that teach on-campus often teach their subject's online course as well, which means the virtual courses are just as comprehensive as they are accessible. EDsmart assesses online colleges in Texas based on data that covers four main areas: • Cost (average net price) • Aca

Lewis-Clark State College nursing graduate program approved - KTVB.com

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Lewis-Clark State College nursing graduate program approved - KTVB.com Lewis-Clark State College nursing graduate program approved - KTVB.com Posted: 31 Dec 2020 11:06 AM PST LEWISTON, Idaho — The Idaho State Board of Education has approved a new graduate program for Lewis-Clark State College.  The Lewiston Tribune reports the board unanimously approved the plan earlier this month for the nursing management and leadership degree. The graduate certificate program will be 13 credits, fully online.  Now LCSC officials must submit the program to the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities for approval.  School officials say the idea for the program originated from a request from Kootenai Health in Coeur d'Alene. Kootenai Health says there's a need for advanced educational opportunities. 100 colleges with the best ROI | Smart Change: Personal Finance - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier Posted: 31

What is instructional design? Examples and online courses - Business Insider - Business Insider

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What is instructional design? Examples and online courses - Business Insider - Business Insider What is instructional design? Examples and online courses - Business Insider - Business Insider Posted: 31 Dec 2020 08:15 AM PST Instructional design courses and certificate programs sarote pruksachat/Getty Images Instructional Design Foundations and Applications (Coursera)  This is the first course of the two-course MasterTrack certificate offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is an excellent foray into the world of instructional design. Taught by Dr. Eunjung Grace, this four-week course takes students through the conceptual and theoretical background of instructional design. Because it's free to audit, taking this intro course is a good idea if you are considering enrolling in the full MasterTrack , as it will let you know what to expect and if this particular program is the right choice for you. You can

What Can You Do With a Visual Art Degree? - U.S. News & World Report

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What Can You Do With a Visual Art Degree? - U.S. News & World Report What Can You Do With a Visual Art Degree? - U.S. News & World Report Posted: 30 Jul 2020 12:00 AM PDT [unable to retrieve full-text content] What Can You Do With a Visual Art Degree?    U.S. News & World Report LeBlanc says full return to campus next fall seems 'unlikely' - GW Hatchet Posted: 14 Dec 2020 12:00 AM PST Updated: Dec. 14, 2020 at 5:39 p.m. Based on current data about the COVID-19 vaccine, University President Thomas LeBlanc says a full return to campus next fall seems "unlikely." LeBlanc said at the Faculty Senate's final meeting of the semester Friday that some faculty, staff and students may not have access to the vaccine by next fall, but officials will likely be able to "do more than we're doing now" on campus. He also confirmed at the meeting that expected layoffs resulting f

Associate Degree in Healthcare Administration Online (AS) - Herzing University

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Associate Degree in Healthcare Administration Online (AS) - Herzing University Associate Degree in Healthcare Administration Online (AS) - Herzing University Posted: 09 Jul 2020 11:03 AM PDT By submitting this form, I consent to Herzing University contacting me by phone for marketing messages (including mobile and manual/autodialed means), text, and email using the information I have provided. I understand that my consent is not a condition of enrollment. You are subscribed to email updates from "master's degree in healthcare administration,online college courses" - Google News . To stop receiving these emails, you may unsubscribe now . Email delivery powered by Google Google, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States

Meet The World's Best Universities And Business Schools – From Your Living Room - Forbes India

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Meet The World's Best Universities And Business Schools – From Your Living Room - Forbes India Meet The World's Best Universities And Business Schools – From Your Living Room - Forbes India Posted: 03 Dec 2020 12:00 AM PST As employers continue to place a premium on international study experience, QS Quacquarelli Symonds are offering ambitious students across India the opportunity to connect with admissions officers for some of the world's top graduate programs and business schools – at no cost, from the comfort of their homes.Recognizing that students are facing an ever-increasing array of international study options, the QS Virtual Masters Tour and QS Virtual MBA Tour are designed to demystify the process of applying to one's dream institution of higher education.With three decades' experience of connecting ambitious young people with the right educational option for them, QS have carefully designed the vir