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Interview with Sanjay Sarma, MIT’s Director of Digital Learning

On this week’s podcast, MIT’s Director of Digital Learning Sanjay Sarma joins us to talk about what MOOCs mean both outside and inside the classroom. Professor Sarma is the Fred Fort Flowers and Daniel Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as the first person to hold the […]

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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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