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Few Students Seek Credit From Arizona State University Global Freshman Academy

More than 34,000 people registered for the first courses offered as part of Arizona State University’s Global Freshman Academy, a partnership between the school and the company edX, offering Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs.

However, Inside Higher Ed reported less than 1 percent of those learners are eligible to earn credit for those classes. Carl Straumsheim is a technology correspondent for the online news site and wrote the articleon this. He spoke about the issue

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.