Wharton, the business school known as a specialist in finance, is working with two internet start-up companies to bring real business experience to the world of online learning. Participants who complete Wharton’s four basic business online Moocs -
One of the people tasked with making the jump is Dr. Jeneen Graham at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in California. She currently teaches psychology to 18 students; next year she’ll be teaching thousands. “I think it’s incredible,” says Graham, “and also a little bit scary.
While college presidents are skeptical about massive open online courses (MOOCs), they see plenty of potential "positive impact" with hybrid courses that blend face-to-face and online learning as well as adaptive learning that uses technology to modify lessons based on the progress shown by students.
In February the FT business education team launched the Business School Challenge, a quiz in which teams of MBA students pit their wits against each other in aid of the FT’s annual charity – this year it was World Child Cancer. I was impressed by
"Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are still pretty new but more and more universities, platform providers and publishers are beginning to create MOOCs to raise their profile and showcase high-quality materials. But there is a risk that reputations can take a serious hit if materials and data are being used incorrectly, or without permission."
Some people can justify an investment of two years and $100,000 to get an MBA. I could not. I was working in Nicaragua for the International Finance Corporation, the development institution, was newly married, and preparing to leave for a post in
Le texte qui suit est adapté de l’article Impacts of MOOCs on Higher Education, par Allison Dulin Salisbury. J’ai choisi de poster cette adaptation car elle correspond à totalement à ma perception de...
The online education platform provider EdCast, Silicon Valley’s latest contribution to the ed-tech space, wants to be simultaneously massive and intimate, private and public -- and preferably to stay out of the spotlight.
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
Distance learning is familiar to many of those pursuing professional financial qualifications. Both the renowned Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme and the ACCA qualification, offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants,
Massive open online courses provided by business schools do not appear to threaten their existing markets, according to research published today by the University of Pennsylvania. Penn researchers surveyed 875,000 students who enrolled in nine Moocs
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