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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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MOOCs Inside the Classroom

While the notion of MOOCs and other forms of free learning providing an alternative to a traditional (and expensive) college education will continue to draw headlines, these new tools are already playing role (and generating controversy) based on their use inside the physical classroom. For instance, according to Sanjay Sarma, Director of MITx and MIT’s […]

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Couple of Announcements

Just a few quick announcements today since I’m off to MIT’s Learning International Network’s Consortium conference shortly where I’ll be hearing how educators across the world are responding to the challenges and opportunities presented by MOOCs and other forms of free learning. This will serve as the backdrop for the theme of the week which […]

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