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Persistence Patterns in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)


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How Stanford plans to teach the world with open-source online classes

How Stanford plans to teach the world with open-source online classes | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
Online classes are nothing new, but the University of Western Australia wants to take the technology one step further with the help of Stanford's recently launched Class2Go platform. Using an...
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Stanford University offers more free online classes - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

Stanford University offers more free online classes - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
Stanford University is beefing up its free online courses this fall.

 

The school will offer 16 classes, open to anyone with a computer. Classes cover cryptography, finance and human-computer interaction.

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With Open Platform, Stanford Seeks to Reclaim MOOC Brand

With Open Platform, Stanford Seeks to Reclaim MOOC Brand | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
By embracing the open-source software Open edX, the university hopes to create its own reputation as a MOOC provider.

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At Stanford, scholars debate the promises, pitfalls of online learning

At Stanford, scholars debate the promises, pitfalls of online learning | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
Tanner Lecturer and respondents tackle the challenges of preserving the best of higher education while venturing onto new ground.
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Stanford steps up online learning focus as MOOCs take hold

Stanford steps up online learning focus as MOOCs take hold | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
Stanford University has stepped up its focus on online education with the creation of a dedicated office for online learning, to be headed up by new vice provost John Mitchell.

 

Professor Sussex said it’s an approach that could be problematic for Australian universities as students start comparing what they’re studying with what’s available online.

 

And, he said, it’s a stepping stone towards Stanford playing a part in Australian education, without having to set up a campus here.

 

“It will be necessary for boards of study in Australian institutions to work out which of these courses they will afford credit for as part of an Australian degree.”

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