Georgia Tech launches second low-cost online master's degree program. The Georgia Institute of Technology will this fall offer an online master’s degree program in analytics for less than $10,000, a new investment in the institute’s model for low-cost, online graduate education.
The interdisciplinary program, called OMS Analytics, follows the blueprint the institute created with its online master’s degree program in computer science, known as OMSCS, which launched in 2014 and has grown to about 4,000 students. Last year, Georgia Tech announced plans to expand the model into new fields. Since offering the program online greatly increases the number of students Georgia Tech can enroll, the institute will charge students a fraction of the cost of the residential program to study the same curriculum online. The 36-credit-hour program, split into 10 courses and a semester-long analytics capstone project, will cost in- and out-of-state students “less than $10,000,” the institute said.
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They all work the same, doing second-grade math, one step at a time: Tick, take a number and put it in box one. Tick, take another number, put it in box two. Tick, operate (an operation might be addition or subtraction) on those two numbers and put the resulting number in box one. Tick, check if the result is zero, and if it is, go to some other box and follow a new set of instructions.
You, using a pen and paper, can do anything a computer can; you just can’t do those things billions of times per second. Apple has always made computers; Microsoft used to make only software (and occasional accessory hardware, such as mice and keyboards), but now it’s in the hardware business, with Xbox game consoles, Surface tablets, and Lumia phones. So many things are computers, or will be.
When you “batch” process a thousand images in Photoshop or sum numbers in Excel, you’re programming, at least a little. 2.1 How Do You Type an “A”? Experts Say Class Size Can Matter for Online Students. As an undergraduate pursuing a bachelor's in nursing, Ronda Clark was accustomed to taking online classes with 30 or 40 other students.
She checked in to discussion forums as required, but felt she didn't have meaningful interaction with her fellow classmates. "It was a free-for-all," says Clark, a military spouse who lives on the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia. "There was little organization. " So Clark was pleasantly surprised by the family nurse practitioner online master's program at Massachusetts' Simmons College, which she started in 2013.
There, her classes had 15 people maximum and all discussions took place in a live video environment. "A big class could be managed – if you do it well – but any learning environment should be a more intimate environment if you want to learn," says Clark, who plans to graduate in 2015. [Explore our online learning glossary.] "Once you get more than 15 students there are too many faces on the screen," he says. Faculty Load. Editor’s Note: Most instructors find teaching online courses requires more time than traditional courses.
Both teachers and learners agree there is usually more interaction between teacher and learner and among learners than in a traditional course. Dr. Tomei’s study measures the difference in instructor time for parallel version of a live vs. online course and establishes ideal class size. Computing the Ideal Class Size for Online Courses Lawrence Tomei Abstract It is not uncommon for non-teaching administrators to view online, distance learning-based courses as the “mother lode” for sizeable tuition revenue increases.
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