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

2021 MLB Draft Big Board, version 1.0: Keith Law ranks the Top 100 draft prospects - The Athletic

2021 MLB Draft Big Board, version 1.0: Keith Law ranks the Top 100 draft prospects - The Athletic


2021 MLB Draft Big Board, version 1.0: Keith Law ranks the Top 100 draft prospects - The Athletic

Posted: 13 May 2021 12:00 AM PDT

This year's draft class is … hold on, it just changed again. It's not great at the top, maybe not even through the first round, but I still see plenty of depth here, even in the much-maligned college hitter crop – there are still plenty of players to get us through the first few rounds, and as a longtime friend of mine who's been a scout, a director, and a VP likes to say, "You can't pass." (Well, you can, technically, but he's right that it's a career-limiting move to do so.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Announcement in Arizona - PR Web

Posted: 03 May 2021 12:00 AM PDT

Unitek Learning is the parent company of several distinguished learning institutions: Unitek College, Unitek EMT, Eagle Gate College, Provo College, and Brookline College.

Through this dynamic approach, students can graduate with the knowledge and skills to launch a successful career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.

In April, Brookline College received approval to offer their OTA program in Phoenix and accept students for 2021 courses. This Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program will provide graduates with a coveted degree in the healthcare industry. The blended curriculum combines virtual instruction with hands-on exercises and lab work. Through this dynamic approach, students can graduate with the knowledge and skills to launch a successful career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.

"An OTA degree can make a significant difference in the life and career of a healthcare professional," said Dr. Abdel Yosef, Chief Academic Officer at Unitek Learning. "At the Phoenix campus, students will have the opportunity to train with clinicians who practice in pediatric, rehabilitation, psychosocial, and geriatric settings."

Not only will aspiring Occupational Therapy Assistants gain invaluable skills, but they'll benefit from the convenience of completing some of their required courses online. Other benefits include experienced instructors, NBCOT test preparation services, and real-world simulations. Through the OTA program, students will train to work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as: hospitals, assisted-living facilities, community centers, schools, and sensory clinics.

"We are thrilled to offer the OTA program at our Phoenix campus," said Janis Paulson, Chief Executive Officer at Unitek Learning. "This is a big step forward for Unitek as we continue to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals. In extending our reach, we hope to better the communities around us through the advancement of education and healthcare."

Unitek Learning is the parent company of several distinguished learning institutions: Unitek College, Unitek EMT, Eagle Gate College, Provo College, and Brookline College. Unitek programs teach the clinical practices and theory used in the field today. Equipped with a multitude of sought-after skills, Unitek graduates are prepared to excel in many of the fastest-growing careers in healthcare and nursing.

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