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Online Degree Programs: How to Tell the Good From the Bad
News from U.S. News & World Report:
Advances in technology over the past decade have propelled colleges and universities into the realm of online education, creating a crowded market for students considering an online degree.
But not all programs are a safe bet.
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Online colleges have been criticized for putting profits over students; some have even been the subject of lawsuits claiming misrepresentation or fraud. To avoid scams, students need to be savvy consumers and do their research before signing up for an online degree program, experts say.
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Best New iPad Apps: Pulse, online education, tablet invoicing & finding great …
News from TabTimes:
Pulse brings iPhone and iPad together in iOS app
Pulse continues to strive to match the success to news aggregator rivals Flipboard and Zite, and so updated both its iOS and Android apps to Pulse 3.0 in the week.
The update sees the San Francisco-based firm (officially called Alphonso Labs) now promise a sleeker, more user-friendly UI, an enhanced category sidebar and perhaps most refreshingly a search feature which enables you to pull news from additional sources like Facebook, Google, YouTube, Tumblr or Flickr.
Additional changes see the app (free, iTunes) add infinite scrolling (so you can view stories up to three months old), and the ability to rename pages or reorder sources.
Furthermore, version 3.0 of the iOS app sees it run across both iPhone and iPad (Pulse previously had specific versions for the iPhone and iPad).
Udemy takes 5,000 online education courses to the iPad
Online educational videos have already made their way to the iPad via well-rated apps TED and Khan Academy, and the latest to join that list is two-year-old start-up…………… continues on TabTimes