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7 Common Mistakes About Open Online Education

By Joshua Kim

Here are my top 7 mistakes that pundits and critics make when they talk about open online education:

Mistake #1: “Open Online Courses Are a Substitute for Traditional Courses” 279 more words

MOOCs In The News

Feds mull experiment aid and accreditation alternative providers

By Paul Fain

The U.S. Department of Education continues to work on its plan to grant experimental federal aid eligibility to partnerships between accredited colleges and alternative providers, such as job skills boot camps, coding academies and MOOCs. 278 more words

MOOCs In The News

You are wrong about what Free Speech means

Okay, I hate headlines like this. Maybe you specifically do know what free speech means, but for some reason I love writing attractive, controversial headlines, so that’s why I’m saying this to you, whoever you are, reading my article: 667 more words

Thoughts & Feelings

An Obscene Use of $400 Million by Dr. Walter Kimbrough

Inside Higher Ed today published a new article in which Dr. Walter Kimbrough challenged and question the recent $400 million gift to Harvard University and what this wealthy gift means to wealthy universities. 35 more words

Dillard University News

The Invisible Learners Taking MOOCs

By George Veletsianos

“Anyone, anywhere, at any point in time will be able to take advantage of high quality education.”

That could be a tagline from just about any enthusiast or provider of open online courses (often called MOOCs). 318 more words

MOOCs In The News

Alumni Relations and Social Media

Since my group is seeking to strengthen the relationship between Marist and their alumni, I have been doing a lot of research on ways in which other colleges or universities do so. 219 more words

Marist College

ASU = edX's 'Cleaner'

By John Warner

Thanks to Inside Higher Ed reporter Carl Straumsheim, we now know that the edX/Arizona State contract for the pending “Global Freshman Academy” initiative, through which ASU intends to MOOC-ify a year’s worth of general education credits, contains another interesting little tidbit. 301 more words

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