Online Learning Update

June 23, 2013

Brenau University in early stages of accepting free online course credits

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:09 am

by Carly Sharec, Gainesville Times

Some colleges, like UNG and Brenau University, offer online courses and degree programs, but via regular student registration. However, the University System of Georgia has recently joined a partnership that is looking at how the MOOCs can increase access and participation in college degree programs. β€œA lot of universities, including the University System of Georgia, have signed on to agreements that will probably move towards being able to offer some of these courses of credit,” University of North Georgia VP Al Panu said. β€œOr, for those courses to be used as a supplement to existing courses that people enroll in through the normal, existing registration process.” David Barnett, senior vice president for administration and chief financial officer at Brenau, said that the institute is in the very early stages of discussing accepting MOOC credits.

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