Stanford adds social learning component to free online course | OER & Open Education News |

Stanford University began sharing recordings of events and faculty presentations on iTunes U in 2005, and since then it has steadily increased its online offerings. With the launch of the updated iTunes U app in January, Stanford began to offer supplemental materials, such as assessments, quizzes and exams, with its 13 courses.
And this summer, for the first time, Stanford is adding another component to one of its online courses -- interaction with other students.

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Via Mark Smithers