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California's multi-million dollar online ed flop is a blow for MOOCs: What happened?

I don’t think that MOOCs are a good solution for required classes.  I agree with the idea that MOOCs are for people who want to learn something because they’re interested in it, and that completion rates don’t matter there. 502 more words

Education For All - Part Two

By: Linda Lattimore

For those students who cannot afford a traditional higher education or who may not have the grades for entrance to a university, … 972 more words

Linda Lattimore

Education For All - Part One

By: Linda Lattimore

I recently spoke with Ellie Molise, one of the original four interns that helped create Collective Mind Matters, our “good news newsletter” that reports on the adventures, challenges and successes of social entrepreneurs around the world and applauds companies with CSR programs making meaningful contributions to their communities.  972 more words

Can MOOCs Offer Better Learning Opportunities To Nigerian Youths?

 At present, the Nigerian education sector is seriously affected due to poor and unstable governments and declining budgets. Several experts believe that education in Nigeria will keep suffering as long as the current conditions persist. 520 more words


We may be putting too much trust into university degrees

Gaining that required qualification to put on your CV is what counts to win a job in today’s “graduate economy.” On current trends, perhaps everyone will have a degree by the end of this century. 813 more words

Living in our New Tech World

Just a short post as you enjoy your Memorial Day holiday. I read a couple articles the last two days that reflect on how we use and think about technology in our daily lives and in our expansion of online learning anytime, anywhere. 48 more words


Just Soft Machines

Replace “technologies” with “reforms” and “economic” with “educational,” in Paul Krugman’s New York Times column today and he could be writing about our schools and colleges. 702 more words

Corporate Influence