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Interview with Peter Bol, Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning

Today, we will be visited by Peter Bol, Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and one of the professors behind a new  HarvardX courses on the history of China. ChinaX is one of the most ambitious MOOCs to date, one that experiments with – among other things – how a course can be defined […]

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How Long Should a MOOC Go On?

I got my biggest Halloween scare right before the sun went down and I logged into my edX account to see what ChinaX, Harvard’s latest edition to their MOOC catalog, would demand of me between now and the end of the year (when I anticipated its conclusion would wrap up my One Year BA). Imagine […]

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Interview with Kyle Courtney – Copyright Advisor for Harvard and HarvardX

This week Degree of Freedom interview is with Kyle Courtney, Copyright Advisor to Harvard University (including HarvardX). As hinted at yesterday, copyright (and other forms of intellectual property law) represent the biggest legal minefield for massive open online education.  Infringement that might have once been given a pass in the lecture hall now represents enormous […]

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Interview with the edX/HarvardX Greek Hero MOOC Team

This week, we’re joined by the team behind The Ancient Greek Hero, one of Harvard’s longest-running classes which has become one of the most talked about MOOCs on the Internet. Students enrolled in this edX class will recognize Professor Greg Nagy and his colleagues Leonard Muellner, Claudia Filos and Jeff Emanuel, a subset of a […]

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