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Mount Saint Mary's

I don’t even know what to say about this, other than to wonder about the motivations of the board of trustees and that I’m fairly certain that Newman has “caused considerable damage” to the University through the creation of this climate of fear. 84 more words

Memoirs Of A SLACer

The Limits of Open

Coursera’s decision to charge learners in some massive open online courses up front — viewed by some as inevitable — has critics asking if the MOOC provider is diverging from its mission of universal access.

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MOOCs In The News

The 2016 Inside Higher Ed Survey of Chief Academic Officers

By Scott Jaschik

At a time of intense pressure on academic leaders, provosts are worried about the future of liberal arts education — not just at liberal arts colleges, but at all institutions that provide general education to students. 298 more words

MOOCs In The News

We've Moved!

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Conditionally Accepted is now a biweekly career advice column on Inside Higher Ed.  Our new blog posts will appear on our IHE… 304 more words


Global Credit Transfer

Six universities from around the world plan experiment with MOOCs that could expand to other online offerings

By Jack Grove for Times Higher Education

Six universities from Australia, Europe, Canada and the U.S. 190 more words

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Less Than 1%

By Carl Straumsheim

Less than 1 percent of the learners in the massive open online course partnership between Arizona State University and edX are eligible to earn credit for their work, according to enrollment numbers from the inaugural courses. 323 more words

MOOCs In The News

Writing Together

There’s no doubt that writing is a personal experience. Our best work is often done in our own solitude where our thoughts can flow freely without interruption. 597 more words