Given that millions of people register for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), it is perhaps not surprising that much has been written to date about these still-evolving education platforms.
But what do we know about who is enrolled in MOOCs? Or how these platforms are (or aren’t) supporting learning? In today’s article we take a look at some fresh studies from the field to sketch out early observations about the usage and impacts of MOOCs. http://ow.ly/zrs0H
It is time for business schools to separate the education product they offer to executives. With business education being disrupted as never before, unbundling represents a great opportunity for bold, nimble schools to bolster their competitive
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A complete guide to distance learning for students with disabilities. Learn how to work with disability services, employ assistive technology, evaluate online programs, and succeed in the virtual classroom.
Over the next two months we will be preparing a set of blog posts, whitepapers and articles that address costs in online higher education. We recognize that this is not a small undertaking; the issue of costs in online education is surprisingly complex and can be approached from a number of angles. Issues pertaining to costs include:
She believed a greater percentage of the course content should come from other sources. By relying more heavily on existing course materials, the cost of course development would decline and quality would rise.
Though these technologies are complex, it’s crucial that we understand them and how they work since they are powering the next wave of applications, performing tasks so complicated that traditional programming techniques can’t solve them.