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On-line Learning is So Yesterday

On-line Learning is So Yesterday

That’s one way to interpret the latest data on on-line learning.  This from the eLiterate blog: One thing to notice is that is really a long-term trend of declining growth in online. With the release of last year’s [Babson Survey Research Group] report they specifically called out this trend. The number of additional students taking […]

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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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Will Big Data be the Darkside of MOOCs?

Will Big Data be the Darkside of MOOCs?

Now that the whole idea of Massive Open On-line Courses (MOOCs) has gone mainstream, many people are waxing enthusiastic about the opportunities associated with all of this free on-line  educational content.  But according to a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, there is a new twist to the MOOC phenomenon:  the providers are […]

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