Transfer credit at U.S. university a milestone for Udacity
- Colorado State University's Global Campus is announcing Thursday that students completing a free introductory computer-science course through online-education start-up Udacity will receive full transfer credit.
- Several universities in Austria and Germany already offer academic credit for Udacity courses, but the CSU Global Campus is the first in the United State to do so.
- The decision to accept transfer credits for the course, "Introduction to Computer Science: Building a Search Engine," was reached following a review and assessment of its teaching methods by a committee of four information technology faculty members.
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A Colorado university is announcing on Thursday that it will give full transfer credit to students who complete a free introductory computer-science course offered by the online-education start-up company Udacity. The announcement, by Colorado State University's Global Campus, is a milestone for the Stanford University spinoff. ...
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