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
“The whole push here is residential education, improved by the Internet."
A New Wrinkle in Online Education, Jennifer Chu, MIT News
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, MIT, News | 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
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
Worthy insights re learning pace, admission standards, adaptive learning, & hands-on.
MIT Students on the Risks and Rewards of MOOCs, Justin Reich, Education Week
in MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Media Lab sponsors, like Google, Intel & Hasbro, to fund startups based on lab's research.
MIT Media Lab Creates New Fund for Student Startups, Lauren Landry, BostInno
in MIT, News | 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
Can community-college students benefit from a mix of local instruction and edX content?
Five Ways edX Could Change Education, Marc Parry, The Chronicle of Higher Education
in e-Learning, edX, Gamification, Higher Ed, MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Is this a fad, or is higher education about to get the overhaul it needs?
The Crisis in Higher Education, Nicholas Carr, Technology Reivew, MIT
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, Khan Academy, Knewton, MIT, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
The mechanical MOOC patches together existing resources from open-learning sites.
Free Online Course Will Rely on Multiple Sites, Tamar Lewin, NYT
in Codecademy, Coursera, edX, MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
How did you come to teach the first course at edX?
One Course, 150,000 Students, Tamar Lewin, New York Times
in Higher Ed, MIT, MOOCs, Who's Who | Permalink
College presidents, you’ve been put on notice.
An Ivy League Education, Online, For Free, Dan Lyons, The Daily Beast
in Bubble, Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, Minerva Project, MIT, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
"Welcome to the college education revolution." Platforms for the world’s best professors.
Come the Revoloution, Thomas Friedman, New York Times
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, MIT, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
Academic Battle of the Titans takes shape as Harvard & MIT form edX, a nonprofit for MOOCs.
Harvard, MIT Team Up to Offer Free Online Course, Tamar Lewin, New York Times
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, MIT, News, Udacity | Permalink
Original short videos aim to fuel K-12 students’ interest in engineering and science.
MIT Launches Student-Produced Educational Video Initiative, MIT News Office
in e-Learning, Khan Academy, MIT, News | Permalink
Video interview with the director of MITx.
Disruptive Innovation In Education, Kurzweil News
in MIT, Who's Who | Permalink
"50 years from now...10 institutions in the whole world will deliver higher ed," Sebastian Thrun.
Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Education Forever, Steveb Leckart, Wired
in Coursera, Khan Academy, MIT, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
As the options for self-education explode, what does a college education mean?
Does Online Education Mean the Death of the Diploma? Michael Karnjanaprakorn, FastCoExist
in Codecademy, Edmodo, Grockit, Khan Academy, MIT, News, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
Register now for Circuits and Electronics, and at completion receive an MIT certificate, for FREE.
MITx Protype Course Opens for Enrollment, News Office, MIT
in e-Learning, MIT, News | Permalink
Connect the dots in recent events that presage disruption in higher education.
An 'Arab Spring' of Free Online Higher Education, Qasem and Gupta, Washington Post
in Clayton Christensen, Code Academy (The Starter League), e-Learning, Higher Ed, Khan Academy, MIT, News, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
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