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The Challenges of ‘Higher-Education Emergencies’

By Steve Kolowich | The Chronicle of Higher Education

WASHINGTON — One narrative that has driven widespread interest in free online courses known as MOOCs is that they can help educate the world. 311 more words

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Julie Schumacher’s Dear Committee Members

August 7, 2014 – Slate

Strongest Possible Endorsement by Rebecca Schuman

“For Dear Committee Members isn’t really an academic novel, or even an academic satire (since most of its depictions of Payne University barely count as hyperbole). 141 more words

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Can You Really Teach a MOOC in a Refugee Camp?

By Steve Kolowich

One narrative that has driven widespread interest in free online courses known as MOOCs is that they can help educate the world. But critics like to emphasize that the courses… 247 more words

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Bill Gates Talks Performance Funding and MOOCs in Conference Keynote

By Don Troop

Bill Gates, a founder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, touched on a myriad of issues facing higher-education institutions during his keynote address on Monday at the annual conference, in Seattle, of the National Association of College and University Business Officers. 187 more words

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