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MOOC Fever
MOOC Fever
Employers: What's a MOOC?

After two years, most employers still don’t know what MOOCs are. But a new study suggests that companies are broadly on board with using online courses as an employee training tool.

MOOC Fever
Prove Yourself, Young Programmer

Tech companies are beginning to hire programmers based largely on their completion of MOOCs in computer science. In particular, employers are graduating toward courses that let prospective employees prove their knowledge through specific projects. This is a smart approach, but will it help MOOCs break into the mainstream?

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”

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