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SXSWedu: A MOOC Love Fest

Although MOOCs won’t replace universities, they are “causing universities to rethink what’s possible with education,” Continue reading

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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

Google Will Fund Cornell MOOC

Google will support — both financially and technologically — the MOOC version of Six Pretty Good Books. Continue reading

“WE DON’T NEED [THE EDUCATION SYSTEM] ANYMORE. IT’S OUTDATED.”

Mitra’s work is varied and long-running, and it’s not surprising to see him given the prize. But honoring him is also an arguably political move in the ongoing battle over MOOCs or massively open online courses. Continue reading

Good MOOC’s, Bad MOOC’s

Even though all of the press coverage has gone to the competing Stanford edu-preneurs behind Coursera and Udacity, Siemens and Downes have done much of the most important work, theoretical and practical, distinguishing between good and bad MOOC’s. Continue reading

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