New web interface could become the future of online instruction

KnowU will offer individualized advice for Harrison students.

Indiana’s Harrison College wants to lead the way in online education with a new web interface developed by the school. The interface, which took a little over a year and more than $1 million to develop, is called KnowU.

Harrison College recently launched a microsite ( to enable students to get a feel for what’s to come, said Mark Apple, associate director of public relations.

The interface, which aims to make online learning more “authentic,” will be available to a test group of about 200 students in January.…Read More

Groupon offered discount on college tuition

Higher education just got cheaper—for one course, reports the Chicago Tribune. National Louis University on Tuesday offered a Groupon for a graduate-level introduction to teaching course, officials said. With the Groupon, prospective students can save nearly 60 percent on tuition for the single, three-credit course and earn credit toward a graduate degree, said Jocelyn Zivin, the vice president of marketing and communications for the Chicago-based, private university…

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