MOOCs Rising?

Three articles — focused on San Jose’s project to use MOOCs….

California State U. Will Experiment With Offering Credit for MOOCs

Courses in the pilot project are aimed at high-school students and students enrolled at community colleges in the state.

Faculty members will retain the intellectual-property rights to the course materials, said Ms. Junn.

Udacity’s Credit Path

The American Council on Education (ACE) said it would evaluate four Udacity courses, all of which are entry-level, for credit recommendations. And San Jose State University announced a deal to jointly offer three $150 courses with Udacity, in a trial run enrolling 300 students.

Davidson is gracious enough not to say so, but the dirty little secret we all know is that the massive lecture was only ever an economic expedient; it was never a particularly effective way to teach.  Replacing one economic expedient with another, more effective one hardly constitutes an outrage.  

Turning In To the Skid

Davidson is gracious enough not to say so, but the dirty little secret we all know is that the massive lecture was only ever an economic expedient; it was never a particularly effective way to teach.  Replacing one economic expedient with another, more effective one hardly constitutes an outrage.

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