Topic: Online education

Online Education Must Get Better

Aug. 27, 2014
Online Education Must Get Better

As students start heading back to campus, there has been a lot of hype about a coming change in higher education, such as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and the problems of rising tuition.

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Daily Online Testing Boosts College Performance and Reduces Achievement Gaps, Study Shows

Nov. 21, 2013

More low-income students are attending college than ever before, but many of them are ill prepared for the challenges of higher learning. Now University of Texas at Austin researchers are finding ways to level the higher-education playing field with a new online learning model.

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University Offers First-Ever Synchronous Massive Online Course

Aug. 26, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin is proud to introduce the world's first synchronous massive online course (SMOC) in fall 2013. Introduction to Psychology (PSY 301) presents a rare opportunity for students not enrolled at the university to register for a course at the same time as regularly admitted students and take part in an innovative online structure that incorporates a new approach to teaching and learning. Registration is available online at www.utpsych.com. Class begins Thursday, Aug. 29.

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Archived Course Lectures and Academic Video Collections Now Available on iTunes U

Oct. 25, 2012

Hundreds of course-related videos from The University of Texas at Austin are now available on iTunes U. The 689 videos are spread across 23 collections and include academic subject matter as diverse as engineering, biology and history.

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