Edudemic, Blackboard MOOCs and Petraeus' salary: This week's most read education news
Whether it was Edudemic's founders launching a new online learning venture or Blackboard adding 15 more partner schools to its new MOOC platform, web-based education continued to rule the roost amid the revelation that former CIA Director David Petraeus was accepting a $1 salary at CUNY. Check out our feature on the evolving titles of higher ed tech executives and more in this week's most read education news.
- Edudemic founders launch new online learning platform Modern Lessons: The new site offers free and premium lessons in real-world skills with an additional focus on the developing world.
- Blackboard MOOC signs up 15 more schools: The number of institutions partnering with Blackboard Inc. now at 24.
- Petraeus accepts $1 salary at CUNY after backlash: The pay cut follows criticism and outrage over his initially reported $200,000 salary for a single class.
- Want to head a university IT department? Pick one of these titles: The "chief information officer" title has risen in prominence over the last 20 years, but wasn't always widely accepted.
Online learning fraud forces schools to get creative: The rules may evolve as MOOCs come of age.
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