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Are Graduate Programs the Future of On-line Education?

Are Graduate Programs the Future of On-line Education?

In case you missed it:  The New York Times had an article explaining that graduate education may be the future focus of on-line education, particularly MOOCs (massive open on-line courses): From their start two years ago, when a free artificial intelligence course from Stanford enrolled 170,000 students, free massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have […]

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One More Time:  Will MOOCs Destroy Higher Education, or Improve it?

One More Time: Will MOOCs Destroy Higher Education, or Improve it?

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ran a piece reporting on efforts of faculty to chastise colleagues from other institutions who might produce Massive Open On-line Courses (MOOCs) that other colleges could use to reduce the need for faculty. “I don’t see it as particularly my business how people use the stuff once I put […]

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Class2Go:  Stanford Ups the Ante for MOOCs

Class2Go: Stanford Ups the Ante for MOOCs

Our regular readers (both of them) will know that we are closely following how technology is affecting workforce development in general and higher education in particular.  Tech Crunch reports that Stanford University has come out with a new platform for its Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that makes the process even more open: [As] of […]

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A Consumer’s Guide to MOOCs

A Consumer’s Guide to MOOCs

Want to compare the various MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) out there?  The Chronicle of Higher Education has a handy guide here. The formats are as varied as the people who tune in. Some consist mainly of lectures recorded on iTunes, while other courses seek to replicate a classroom experience by offering study groups, computer-graded […]

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