Educational Technology in Higher Education
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A scoop it magazine focusing on educational technology in higher education.
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What MIT Should Have Done

Ten thousand students have just taken the final exam in MITx's course "6.002x Circuits and Electronics." The sheer size of this course (120,000 first registered back in March), the high-wattage backing of MIT for a certificate of completion to all those who make it through to the end, and the free, open access nature of this MOOC (a "massive open online course") seemingly ushers in a fundamentally new paradigm in higher education. When coupled with the recent headlines about similar ventures such as Coursera, Udacity, and MIT's own new partnership with Harvard to form edX, the policy world has been positively aglow: David Brooks calls it a "campus tsunami"; John Chubb proclaims it an "historic transformation"; Thomas Friedman writes, simply, "welcome to the college education revolution."

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As the Ed-Tech Market Grows, What Voice Do Educators Have? | Edutopia

As the Ed-Tech Market Grows, What Voice Do Educators Have? | Edutopia | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Educators are informing edtech decisions now more than ever, not just as consumers, but as creators and makers.
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