Adds to intense debate over whether free online courses undermines top-tier schools.
Amherst Rejects Online Lecture Model, Joining edX, Nick Anderson, Washington Post
in edX, MOOCs, News | Permalink
"For a while it really felt like a rocket ship, with folks desperate not to be left behind."
Why Some Colleges Are Saying No to MOOC Deals, Steve Kolowich, The Chronicle
Online learning isn't just a path into middle class, it's a way for the gov't to spend more wisely.
How Online Education Saves Everyone Money, Sophie Quinton, National Journal
in e-Learning, edX, MOOCs, Op-Ed | 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
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
Universities will collaborate on development of non-profit open-source edX platform.
Stanford Joins Effort to Develop On-Line Learning Platform, edX, MIT News
President of MIT says higher ed at a crossroads not seen since the printing press.
What Campuses Can Learn From Online Teaching, Rafael Reif, Wall Street Journal
in edX, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
Discovery, uptake, sharing & remixing of OER resources not as robust as movement hoped.
Can open educational resources rise again? Anya Kamenetz, Hechinger Report
in Apple, edX, MIT, News, Pearson | 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
Nonprofit edX released its XBlock SDK, the underlying architecture for edX course content.
The “Linux” of online learning? edX Goes Open Source, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
Documents, obtained by The Chronicle from edX, describe 2 revenue models.
How EdX Plans to Earn, and Share, Revenue, Steve Kolowich, The Chronicle
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
Fast Company's annual list.
World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education, Fast Company
in ClassDojo, Course Hero, edX, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity | 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
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
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
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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