Inside Higher Ed

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Peer Grading Can’t Work

… The implicit assumption of any peer grading arrangement is that students with minimal direction can do what humanities professors get paid to do and I think that’s the fatal flaw of these arrangements. This assumption not only undermines the authority of professors everywhere; it suggests that the only important part of college instruction is … Continue reading

Measuring the MOOC Dropout Rate

Researchers are trying to understand why the vast majority of students fail to finish free online classes and who is signing up for the classes to begin with. Continue reading