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Teaching at Tech

There’s more to an online course than meets the eye. Engaging adult learners across the globe takes more than simply recording lectures and making them available online. At Georgia Tech, a world of creativity and expertise lies behind every course in its renowned online master’s degrees-at-scale, which are currently offered in computer science, analytics, and cybersecurity.

Your Gateway to Georgia Tech

New data by the Babson Survey Research Group shows accelerating growth in U.S. distance education for the 14th year in a row, even as overall traditional college enrollments remain stagnant or decrease. Online enrollments continue to be driven by those seeking flexible, high-quality education opportunities to support lifelong success.

Higher Education's Lesson from the EU

Just a couple months ago, one of the most profound regulations in two decades transformed how international businesses process customer data gathered from the Internet — and also underscored the need for universities to rethink how they are educating the cyber workforce. 

Not Your Grandfather's Graduate Degree

Samantha Campo was an elementary school teacher in New Jersey with no formal education in computer science.

Dan Hawks was an Atlanta media consultant who wanted to understand more about the analytics he was using in his job.

Jasmine McCray was a software developer in South Carolina who needed an affordable path to the next step in her career.

GDPR and the Blockchain

In this article, Stephen Harmon, associate dean of research at GTPE and director of educational innovation at the Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U), discusses the potential of Blockchain technology to transform higher education and the challenge GDPR policy presents for this transformation. It was originally posted in The Evolllution on August 2, 2018.

A Roadmap for the Future of Higher Education

Space exploration. Virtual reality. Artificial intelligence. Sustainability. Quantum computing. These are the fields today’s Georgia Institute of Technology students see themselves working in over the next twenty years. Unlike established branches of learning such as computer science, engineering, or business, these disciplines barely exist today. Yet, they could emerge as drivers of the world’s economy by 2040. 

From Dishwasher to Software Engineer

If only I could have a computer. These are the words that changed Esterling Accime’s life forever. This wish – and an insatiable hunger to learn – saved him from a life of extreme poverty in Haiti. Today, he holds his dream job as a software engineer for AT&T in the U.S.

Behind the Scenes with GTPE’s Learning Design Team

In January this year, the Georgia Institute of Technology announced its second at-scale degree, the Online Master of Science in Analytics (OMS Analytics), offered in collaboration with edX, a leading non-profit MOOC provider. This degree follows the Institute’s groundbreaking Online Master of Science in Computer Science (OMS CS), which made world headlines in 2013.

Georgia Tech Creates First Online MS in Analytics Degree for Less Than $10,000

ATLANTA - January 07, 2017 - The Georgia Institute of Technology has announced a new online master of science degree that will be offered at a quarter of the cost of its on-campus program. The Institute’s top 10-ranked program in analytics will be delivered in collaboration with edX, the leading nonprofit MOOC provider.

Interview with Dr. Stephen Harmon, GTPE's Associate Dean of Research

Dr. Stephen Harmon joined the Georgia Institute of Technology to serve three units: Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) as associate dean of research, the Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U) as director of educational innovation, and the College of Design as professor.

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