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University Provosts Express Skepticism over MOOCs | HASTAC

University Provosts Express Skepticism over MOOCs | HASTAC | MOOCS | Scoop.it
The Committee on Institutional Cooperation recently released a position paper on MOOCs and higher education written by fifteen university provosts. The paper expresses the provosts' skepticism of MOOCs, calling into ...
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Will Online Courses (MOOCs) Help More Students Stay in School?

Will Online Courses (MOOCs) Help More Students Stay in School? | MOOCS | Scoop.it
Critics of massive online open courses (MOOCs) are right not to prematurely praise online education, yet online certification programs could help some students stay in school.

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Moody's Says MOOCs Could Raise a University's Credit Rating - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Moody's Says MOOCs Could Raise a University's Credit Rating - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOCS | Scoop.it

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The Rise of MOOCs and The Myth of Mass Exodus in Traditional Higher Ed | Profession | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

The Rise of MOOCs and The Myth of Mass Exodus in Traditional Higher Ed | Profession | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | MOOCS | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.

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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people...
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MOOC Student Demographics

I report on survey responses from 2,350 students who enrolled in a Massive Online Open Class (MOOC) titled "Computational Investing, Part I" via coursera.org in Fall 2012. The responses represent 4...

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Mark Smithers's curator insight, January 29, 2013 5:50 PM

Really interesting data on xMOOC course completion rates (which IMO can't be compared to trad courses.