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Coursera Expands Its MOOC Certificate Program

By Steve Kolowich

Coursera, the online education company, announced on Wednesday that it was expanding a program that awards special certificates to students who pass multiple MOOCs. 108 more words

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Madness and the muse

Nancy Andreasen is not a smooth performer-of-ideas in the TED vein, the sort who roams the stage wirelessly mic’d, dispensing wisdom with Broadway-caliber aplomb. She does it old school, podium and PowerPoint, describing her research as she clicks through slides. 109 more words

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Optimism About MOOCs Fades in Campus IT Offices

By Rebecca Koenig

MOOC fever is cooling, at least among campus information-technology administrators, according to the 2014 edition of the Campus Computing Survey, an annual report on technology in higher education. 419 more words

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MOOC U: The Revolution Isn't Over

By Jeffrey Selingo

Three years ago, this headline appeared in The New York Times: “Virtual and Artificial, but 58,000 Want Course.” We all know the rest of the story. 370 more words

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The MOOC Where Everybody Learned

By Steve Kolowich

Some MOOC skeptics believe that the only students fit to learn in massive open online courses are those who are already well educated. 180 more words

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Ed Tech's Next Wave Rolls Into View

Roger Novak is a Fidelis board member and early investor. He recently wrote an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education, where he detailed an upcoming change in education technology. 285 more words

MOOC Provider Gets Into College Counseling

By Steve Kolowich

The providers of massive open online courses mostly cater to adults who already went to college. Now one provider, edX, is setting its sights on high-school students who are trying to get in. 155 more words

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