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Writing Together

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


Friday Letter, 11-13-15

This article was passed on to me this week.  I thought it would make for a good Friday Letter. I have edited the introduction for the sake of brevity. 487 more words

Integrated Education

An Open Letter to Sherry Turkle On MOOCs and Online Learning

By Joshua Kim

Dear Dr. Turkle,

I am writing this open letter to you after reading your chapter on Education in your important, indispensable, and beautifully written new book… 246 more words

MOOCs In The News

A New Route to Student Aid

By Paul Fain

The U.S. Department of Education today announced an experimental pathway to federal aid for partnerships between colleges and nontraditional providers, including ones that run skills boot camps or offer unaccredited online courses. 213 more words

MOOCs In The News

'Double-Dipping' With MOOCs

By Carl Straumsheim

As massive open online course providers specialize in disciplines and delivery modes, universities are looking for new opportunities to experiment. The trend appears to be benefiting edX. 235 more words

MOOCs In The News

Of MOOCs and Men

By Akiba Covitz

It will come as no surprise to anyone reading this that a dividing line continues to exist between faculty members when it comes to MOOCs in particular and to online teaching in general. 473 more words

MOOCs In The News

MIT's New Model

By Carl Straumsheim

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will next year launch the first of what could be several pilots to determine if pieces of what it has provided face-to-face can be delivered through massive open online courses. 253 more words

MOOCs In The News