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There's a group of colleges that see huge investment in startups founded by graduates. So which schools graduate the most entrepreneurs?
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Activate ED is a new consortium (announced just moments ago) that hopes to pair the best of the best educators with the schools and other organizations that need them most.
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We know you've heard a lot about MOOCs lately. And we know you've heard about EdX, too (especially since we've already written a bit about it). Online learning is nothing new, and though Harvard announced the courses way back in July, today is the official start of HarvardX classes.
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This is an election year in the U.S. and both candidates are Harvard Law alums. They're well-spoken and are no slouches in the IQ department. So does this mean EVERY president of every country should be at the top of their Ivy League class?
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Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCs) are the biggest trend affecting education right now. They've gotten the attention of VCs, Harvard, MIT, and students around the world. So what's the big deal and what does the future hold? Edudemic Magazine dives into the world of MOOCs.
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Think you could get into Harvard if you applied today? What if you applied back in 1869? I'm guessing it would have been quite a bit harder since you'd have to be able to show some pretty interesting knowledge. There's a big focus on Latin and Greek and not as much on your SAT scores. So get ready to try and get into Harvard like it's 1869!
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The richest school in the world has a lot of decisions to make. Harvard University has to figure out the best way to maintain its lead over other schools while delivering the best possible education to its students. So how does the school actually spend tuition dollars? A new infographic from Online Universities sheds some light on the little-known ways Harvard spends its money.
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There are some major developments in the MOOCs (sounds silly, I know) world that are truly a picture of things to come. The legitimacy of online learning and MOOCs in particular is growing thanks to what happened this week.
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This could be one for the Ivy League history books. Harvard is reportedly investigating a widespread instance of cheating that involves more than 125 undergraduates.
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There's a new tool that's perfect for finance, economics, math, and history teachers alike. It's a web-based interactive map that displays the spread of capitalism based on the location of where Adam Smith's 'An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations' book has been published.
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Technology is paving a new way for more students to connect with some of the best teachers on the planet.
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Harvard and MIT just anounced edX. It's quite possibly the biggest change to online learning in recent memory. But it's not because of who is involved. It's because of something else.