Jan 27, 2016 by Jonathan Bean |
Historian Jonathan Bean describes the impact of online education at his university.
May 20, 2015 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood reviews Kevin Carey's The End of College and concludes that it is the best argument that the future of college is online.
Jan 23, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |
Rachelle Peterson warns against several dangers of MOOCs, which include the possibility of data mining and privacy infringement.
Nov 05, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Faculty are becoming more hopeful about technology's ability to convey information, but are increasingly skeptical about its worth in transmitting more than just facts.
Aug 15, 2014 by NAS |
NAS member Barbara Oakley is teaching the largest course on learning ever taught.
Jul 16, 2014 by Richard J. Bishirjian |
Dr. Richard Bishirjian, president of online liberal arts college Yorktown University, writes on the Majorly Obnoxious Operative Costs of MOOCs.
Jun 26, 2014 by Richard J. Bishirjian |
In America there are few colleges offering what may be called a “conservative” education. Richard Bishirjian urges them to expand, create urban satellites, and embrace new technology.
Apr 30, 2014 by David Clemens |
The MOOC provides a platform for education about Western Civilization.
Apr 03, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Rachelle DeJong recounts her final thoughts on an eight-week MOOC on Sustainability.
Apr 02, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Despite technological advances that have made most other industries more efficient, "path dependency" has kept higher education stuck in the past. Can MOOCs be the solution?
Mar 17, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
The closing lecture of an "Introduction to Sustainability" MOOC reveals the limited reciprocity between teachers and students in online learning environments.
Mar 10, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Can the laissez-faire policies of MOOC courses allow students to build community?
Mar 03, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
This is Part 2 of Rachelle Dejong's series on taking a MOOC. You can find Part 1 here.
Feb 19, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Can a classroom provide a healthy learning environment for masses of students?
Jan 28, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Now, Massive Open Online Courses serve as a supplement to classroom learning, and it seems that colleges are more eager to produce them than to use them. But what happens when colleges embrace the MOOC?