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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Thursday, January 2, 2014

Can MOOCs Help Expand Access to Higher Education in India?

December 30, 2013

In this issue of India in Transition, Gayle Christensen and Brandon Alcorn, Executive Director and Project Manager (respectively), Global Initiatives, Office of the Provost, University of Pennsylvania, examine the current state of Indian Higher Education and discuss how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) might address some of its challenges.

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CASI in the News

CASI Director Devesh Kapur published "Divided by Democracy?" in the December 22, 2013 issue of Business Standard.

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CASI Student Programs - Special Announcement for Penn Students & Recent Graduates

This year, we are announcing the first CASI post-baccalaureate fellowship, The Sobti Family Fellowship, to support a recent Penn graduate to conduct an independent research project in India. Eligible applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from any of Penn’s four undergraduate schools between May 2012 and May 2014.

Thinking about spending the summer in India? One of the best ways to learn more about CASI Student Programs is to meet with CASI students one-on-one. CASI students will be holding “Chai Chats” from October 2013 - January 2014 to share their experiences with prospective applicants. Check the CASI Facebook Page for additional “Chai Chat” dates and timings.

Visit the CASI Student Programs blog at: casistudentprograms.com
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Happy New Year and Best Wishes for a Wonderful 2014!

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