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Online Classes May Force Changes at Universitiesi
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May 30, 2013 3:03 PM
U.S. colleges face a "perfect storm" of problems as tuition costs soar, opportunities for graduates sag, and employers complain they cannot find enough workers with key technical skills. One solution may be found in the growing number and quality of on-line classes. As VOA’s Jim Randle reports, the digital revolution might transform universities the way the Internet has already changed music, publishing, journalism, retail, and other businesses.

Online Classes May Force Changes at Universities

Published May 30, 2013

U.S. colleges face a "perfect storm" of problems as tuition costs soar, opportunities for graduates sag, and employers complain they cannot find enough workers with key technical skills. One solution may be found in the growing number and quality of on-line classes. As VOA’s Jim Randle reports, the digital revolution might transform universities the way the Internet has already changed music, publishing, journalism, retail, and other businesses.


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