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Colleges Start Reinventing Themselves

Colleges Start Reinventing Themselves

This from the Wall Street Journal: Colleges and universities are rushing to offer free online classes known as “massive open online courses,” or MOOCs. But so far, no one has figured out a way to stitch these classes together into a bachelor’s degree. Now, educators in Wisconsin are offering a possible solution by decoupling the […]

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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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