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Can iTunes U Unseat the MOOCs?

Jonathan Haber | Posted 03.13.2014 | Education
Jonathan Haber

Given the roller coaster MOOCs been on over the last 18 months, it's probably time to stop thinking about them as some sort of gold standard for indep...

Doin' MOOC Time

Jonathan Haber | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Jonathan Haber

There is no reward for taking a MOOC beyond the learning you achieve. Which means that arranging your time to not learn everything you can from them would be the most ridiculous time waster of all.

Sources for Courses

Jonathan Haber | Posted 05.29.2013 | College
Jonathan Haber

While a bulk of their classes would probably be considered technical training or self-help in nature, they do include some interesting humanities and social sciences items in their library.

Degree of Freedom Freshman Year Lineup

Jonathan Haber | Posted 05.15.2013 | College
Jonathan Haber

This week, I introduced people to the nuts and bolts behind Degree of Freedom - my one-year effort to learn everything I would from being enrolled in a liberal arts BA program in just twelve months using only free educational resources.

More Learning vs. More Degrees

Carl Creasman | Posted 03.10.2013 | College
Carl Creasman

Currently it seems as if the general public, along with many of our national leaders, believe that what will fix our country are "more children with more degrees." In this belief, if we really are hoping this will fix our country, we are instead doomed.

OpenCourseWare, or How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Jessie Alvarez | Posted 12.26.2012 | Teen
Jessie Alvarez

In the Internet era, it's great to see people proving access to education online. If the world continues this way, I see a future where everyone can have all facts and information in front of them.

Twitter Reacts To Apple's Announcement

Posted 01.19.2012 | Technology

At an education-themed event at New York City's Guggenheim Museum on Thursday, Apple unveiled iBooks 2 and iBook Author, two new apps the company hail...

Getting Educated With iTunes

Washington Post | Jeffrey Selingo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an empty classroom on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Walter H.G Lewin, a physics professor, is practicing one of his lect...