Klemmer found he could train students, and get within a 0.80 correlation of staff-grading.
Tackling the Massive MOOC Grading Problem, John Duhling, MOOC News & Reviews
in Assessment Tech, Coursera, MOOCs, News | Permalink
First move into K-12 schools to provide free training & PD to teachers in US & other countries.
Coursera Jumps Into K-12 and Teacher Education, Sean Cavanagh, Education Week
in Coursera, e-Learning, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Have you heard of all 24 MOOC providers listed here?
A Comprehensive List of MOOC Providers, Tarique Haider, TechnoDuet
in Coursera, edX, MOOCs, News, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
$220,000 in the 1st quarter after it started charging for verified completion certificates.
Free to Profit, Ry Rivard, Inside Higher Ed
in Coursera, News | Permalink
EdX system lets you submit a test online, grades it on the spot, then, allows retesting.
Essay-Grading Software Offers Professors a Break, John Markoff, New York Times
in Assessment Tech, Coursera, e-Learning, edX, Higher Ed, MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
UC-Santa Cruz faculty express concern that they must sign away IP rights to do MOOCs.
Who Owns a MOOC? Ry Rivard, Inside Higher Ed
in Coursera, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Why would a school pay $80 for a textbook when it could pay around $5 or less?
Startups Are About to Blow Up the Textbook, Scott Olster, Fortune
in Boundless, Coursera, e-Books/Textbooks, edX, Khan Academy, Pearson | Permalink
Students in India and Brazil have been signing up in droves...
In the Developing World, MOOCs Start to Get Real, Jessica Leber, MIT Technology Review
in Coursera, edX, MIT, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
Tough times ahead for “mediocre middle” institutions not invited into the MOOC V.I.P. room.
Colleges Assess Cost of Free Online-Only Courses, David Wallis, New York Times
in Coursera, e-Learning, edX, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
CreativeLive, Lynda.com tap audience highly motivated to hone career skills.
Click for Career Enhancement, Nick Wingfield, New York Times
in Coursera, Lynda, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
Invest in access, outcomes, cost-cutting, but don't forget non-screen learning.
What's Missing From The New Digital Classroom? Sarah Rotman Epps, ReadWrite
in Apple, Coursera, Gates Foundation, Inkling, Khan Academy, Kno, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Social Learning, TenMarks, Udacity | Permalink
Top universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, Singapore, Japan & Australia join in.
Universities Abroad Partner with Coursera, edX, Tamar Lewin, New York Times
in Coursera, edX, MOOCs, News | Permalink
The question is not just whether MOOCs are going to disrupt traditional education, but how.
Beyond the Buzz, Where are MOOCs Really Going? Michael Horn, Clayton Christensen, Wired
in Clayton Christensen, Coursera, edX, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
Econ professor McKenzie’s departure marks the second debacle for Coursera this month.
Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course, Steve Kolowich, The Chronicle
What if they held a MOOC and nobody came?
Europeans Take Cautious Approach Toward Online Courses, D.D. Guttenplan, NYT
in Coursera, edX, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
American Council on Education to recommend granting credit for completion of some MOOCs.
Big MOOC Coursera Moves Closer to Academic Acceptance, Melissa Korn, WSJ
Looking for a MOOC, I have quickly found a problem: too many courses for my hungry mind.
Overloaded in the Online Education Marketplace, Ron Leuty, San Francisco Chronicle
in Coursera, edX, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
There's 1 big thing happening in the world that leaves me incredibly hopeful about the future.
Revolution Hits the Universities, Thomas Friedman, New York Times
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
VCs gamble that online ed startups will remake the system through cheaper alternatives.
Can Venture Capital Fix Our Dysfunctional Educational System? Antone Gonsalves, ReadWrite
in 2U (2tor), Coursera, e-Learning, Higher Ed, Lore (Coursekit), NSVF, Udacity | Permalink
In 50 yrs, 1/2 of the 4,500 colleges & universities now in the US will have ceased to exist.
The End of the University as We Know It, Nathan Harden, The American Interest
in Coursera, e-Learning, edX, Higher Ed, MIT, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
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