Most Read Education News of the Week: Online degrees and Dartmouth credits
Jan. 25, 2013
Online bachelor's degree program rankings and Dartmouth's decision to end AP course credits mattered most to Education Dive readers this week. Meanwhile, a campaign stressing the importance of the arts gained steam while MOOCs continued their advance towards accreditation.
This is the week's most read news, just in case you missed it:
- Desire2Learn buys Gates-backed course recommender Degree Compass: Is this the tool to make the difference in the competitive learning management system marketplace?
- Two new announcements advance path to credit for MOOCs: One school will evaluate MOOCs like any other outside course, while a third-party company will assist universities in adding them to regular online curriculum.
- The top 10 online programs for bachelor's degrees: US News' rankings offers insight into what it takes for schools to set themselves apart in the online higher ed marketplace.
- The movement to turn 'STEM' to ‘STEAM’ is gaining momentum: Will a new wave of supporters pave the way for the acronym's change?
- Dartmouth to stop granting credit for AP courses: The Ivy League school's policy change will begin with the class of 2018.
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