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Taking college courses online is becoming more popular in Mississippi and nationwide

As people around the world are increasingly connected by technology, universities are using the Internet to attract more students. Online courses — distance learning — are growing with a long list of offerings, and university officials say almost any course can be taught online. “I believe distance education is growing nationally,” said Michael K. Busby, Ph.D., manager of the Center ...

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MUW making bid for more online students

COLUMBUS — Mississippi University for Women’s (MUW’s) turnaround is about to begin, but it won’t happen on campus. It will happen online. Bill Mayfield, dean of the School of Professional Studies at MUW and director of its new e-college, says plans are in motion to make MUW a major player in the burgeoning online education movement, beating state schools such ...

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