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Don't Fear the MOOC: Re-Invent the Learning Ecosystem

Sean Corcorran | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Sean Corcorran

The chatter around the need to improve education in the U.S. has been going on for decades, but it looks like something is finally going to happen. Why? Because the business model of higher education is truly under attack.

Can Massive Open Online Courses Make Up for an Outdated K-12 Education System?

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.27.2013 | College
Dr. Keith Devlin

Other than standard high school mathematics, the only real prerequisite for my course is knowing how to learn. That ability is, as Sir Ken and many others have observed, the one thing above all that schools should be developing in their students.

Got MOOC?

Patricia McGuire | Posted 01.27.2013 | College
Patricia McGuire

Is the MOOC movement really about improving higher learning or just scratching the crass commercialism itch?

Didn't Get In To Harvard? You Can Take Courses Anyway

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 10.05.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offered its first free online course this spring, Ashwith Rego jumped at the cha...