Education

Term to be applied to all education articles, not just Penn-specific articles or those dealing with higher education.

Big MOOC Coursera Moves Closer to Academic Acceptance

February 7, 2013

Edward Rock of the Law School comments on receiving credits for free online courses.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Penn’s Course a Leader in New Online Move

February 7, 2013

The Penn’s course Calculus: Single Variable, taught by Robert Ghrist of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658February 7, 2013

Penn Open Online Calculus Course to Earn ACE Credit

PHILADELPHIA — A massive open online course, or MOOC, taught by a University of Pennsylvania calculus professor has been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 9, 2013

Penn Nursing Student’s Family Ties Propel Him Forward

“Well-rounded” just doesn’t seem to cover it.  Nor does “always busy.”

Andrew Dierkes, 19, is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, but, he’s no ordinary undergraduate.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 6, 2013

For Three Decades, Computer Science’s Susan Davidson Has Led by Example

PHILADELPHIA — After more than 30 years on the job, Susan Davidson has some perspective on her discipline.

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Gun Violence

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Gun policy and violence prevention