AT&T is joining Georgia Institute of Technology and MOOC education provider Udacity to support the first professional Online Master of Science degree in computer science that can be earned completely through the “massively open online” format.
Darden School (Business School) at the University of Virginia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) One can hardly go a day without seeing an article touting the end of the University as we know it as the rise of online education, and in particular Massively ...
This article is by Bruce Guile, president and co-founder of Course Gateway, an online education consultancy, and David Teece, executive director of the Institute of Business Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of...
Is peer grading an effective assessment method for open and online learning? What about in MOOCs where student feedback may be the only means of determining a pass or fail in a course? This posts examine peer grading and suggests what conditions must be present in order for peer grading to be effective.
I’ve been familiar with the basic concepts around the use of open badges for a while now but I have to admit that they hadn’t really grabbed my attention front and centre until, that is, I got my first badge almost by accident yesterday
“The fruit ripens slowly,” the Guru Nisargadatta Maharaj once observed, “but it drops suddenly.” In a similar fashion, MOOCs (or massive open online courses) seem to have arrived almost out of nowhere, in quick succession – first Udacity in February of last year, followed by Coursera in April, then edX in May.
Duke University publie un rapport très complet (21 pages) sur ce que les statistiques d’apprentissage du cours Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach, proposé cet automne sur Coursera, ont appris à...
In the end, MOOCs and online programs primarily help those who are self motivated to learn, and the vast majority of these people would have figured out how to educate themselves, whether in college or on their own, regardless of whether or not online courses are available.
A different kind of massive open online course (Mooc) platform, launched today, will provide students with the small collaborative learning groups that have so far been hard to find in the Mooc format.
As new models of digital learning sweep across higher education, colleges and universities across the globe are scrambling to get on board and make their course catalogs available to a wider audience via the Web.