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ONLINE COLLEGE COURSES
Reporting Back from MOOC-Landia
Bruce W. Jentleson
Professor, Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy
While all these help supplementally with direct interactions, most of the format still is non-synchronous. I record lectures (short ones, 4-6 per week constituting a unit), they watch and listen. More interactivity would be beneficial all around.
The Red Pen in Your Head: Why You Should Start Speaking Up in Class
Co-founder of Girls Leadership Institute and author of the New...
You're probably going to have a lot of different jobs, and you'll get the best work by being able to show employers that you're not just someone who turns in work on time, but who contributes good ideas to discussions and is brave enough to disagree.
Is DIY Neuroscience the Future of Education?
Director of Strategy at Mistress
Though online courses have existed for some time, recently they have become more broadly accepted by students as a reputable way to learn.
CU-Boulder Profs To Teach 'Massive Open Online Courses'
College on the Cheap
President, News and Guts Media
A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream. But the cost of going to college has never been so high, and the value of having that diploma has never been more in doubt.
Reform Comes to Higher Education
President Emeritus, Wheelock College
Both online and in-person learning experiences should maximize the time students are applying new knowledge and skills, and minimize the time students are passively receiving knowledge.
Harvard, MIT Announce Free Online Courses
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