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Executive Shuffles at Coursera and edX

The big MOOC news this week involved the leadership changes taking place at the two biggest MOOC providers: Coursera and edX. As most readers probably already know, Coursera just announced that Richard Levin, former President of Yale, will be taking on the CEO role of the Silicon Valley based MOOC provider.  This means new roles […]

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MOOCs: Room for Criticism

One of the things I’ve enjoyed most about plunging into the MOOC phenom is the willingness of those involved with it to listen to news both good and bad – both praise and criticism – with an open mind. You have to understand that this experience is rather new, having worked in or with a […]

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Interview with edX President Anant Agarwal

I’m happy to provide Degree of Freedom readers with their first taste of multimedia at the site: an audio recording of an interview with edX President Anant Agarwal. I had the great pleasure of talking to Anant a day before edX’s first anniversary where he shared a number of insights into edX’s involvement in and […]

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